Liberman was savoring the anticipated revival of his fortunes; Bennett was sure he was onto a win-win. The prime minister had other ideas
After the US opposed the annual draft resolution at the UN calling on Israel to rescind its authority in the Golan Heights, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is expected to submit a draft resolution at the General Assembly, harshly condemning the terror organization.
Despite threats to quit if Prime Minister Netanyahu doesn’t give him the defense portfolio, the Bayit Yehudi leader decides to remain in the coalition; ‘There’s no apocalypse on the way. If the prime minister is serious in his words, I tell him: we remove all of our political demands and will aid you so Israel returns to winning,’ Bennett says.
Israeli-American economist thanks cabinet for ‘tremendous honor,’ hails predecessor Karnit Flug for ‘handing me a wonderfully managed institution’
PM says he’s making ‘every effort to prevent unnecessary elections,’ amid an ongoing ‘military campaign,’ implores coalition leaders to back him
Entering office on Tuesday, Aliza Bloch says the Jerusalem suburb can transform from a hotbed of religious friction into a shining example of coexistence
Likud sources say PM met with outgoing and incoming chiefs of staff and head of Shin Bet to discuss appointment
IDF Spokesperson blames Hamas for flare up, IAF strikes over 70 targets in the Gaza Strip after militants launch more than 200 rockets at Israeli communities in southern Israel, 60 intercepted; IDF soldier in critical condition.
Some 100 rockets, mortar shells, anti-tank missiles fired at Israel a day after deadly flareup in the Strip; IDF retaliates with airstrikes, reportedly killing 2
President Rivlin, Education Minister Bennett and Communication Minister Kara join ceremony for soldier remembered as a hero