20 stories about Politics
Iowa Skyline

In Iowa, support for Israel transcends the drama of national politics

14.08.23|James Spiro
The Hawkeye State is a melting pot of agtech, finance, and political professionals - something Israelis can work with regardless of party affiliation.
איור ruten tech מדור הייטק

Charismatic technology - the connection between politics and the high-tech sector

17.01.23|Viki Auslender
In the Startup Nation, the government adopts technological solutions for any problem that may arise, and reaches a position of power of the kind that leads to a political-administrative crisis
בנימין נתניהו ו יריב לוין על רקע ההפגנה ב כיכר הבימה תל אביב

"Don't bring us Israeli companies until we see how the political changes in Israel develop"

16.01.23|Sophie Shulman and Meir Orbach
The political unrest in Israel and the impending changes to the legal system are beginning to worry investors and companies abroad. Until the picture becomes clearer, some of them are already holding back investments
נפתלי בנט לוחץ את ידו של בנימין נתניהו מליאה מליאת הכנסת השבעה השבעת ממשלה ממשלת השינוי כנסת

Netanyahu out, Bennett in as Israel marks end of an era

The new government, formed after an inconclusive March 23 election, largely plans to avoid sweeping moves on hot-button international issues such as policy toward the Palestinians, and to focus instead on domestic reforms
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Israel’s Cybereason uncovers Middle East malware attack via Facebook and Dropbox

09.12.20|James Spiro
The cybersecurity company discovered three variants that leverage social media and cloud platforms to control devices and steal data
דונלד טראמפ קורונה מסכה אוקטובר 2020

Science naturally evolves, Covid-19 threatens to politicize that

30.10.20|Dov Greenbaum
While politicians are used to being hated, the real victim of recent times is probably science
מוסף שבועי 15.10.20 אלי גרונר

Interview: The Koch empire’s man in Israel who has unlimited funds to invest in tech

16.10.20|Sophie Shulman
Eli Groner has a history of working for controversial figures - from Benjamin Netanyahu to Charles Koch
בנימין נתניהו הפגנה ב בלפור השבוע

Facebook says profile that called for Netanyahu to be murdered was fake

30.07.20|Omer Kabir
A threatening comment against the Israeli prime minister was posted on a night when protestors calling Netanyahu to resign were injured in Tel Aviv in violent clashes with right-wing activists who were allegedly armed with clubs, glass bottles, and knives
קורונה בדיקת קורונה בדרייב אין תל אביב 21.3.20

Israel Faces Rise in Covid-19 Cases With Only an Interim Government

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Israel has reached 1,656 on Tuesday morning, with 31 people in critical condition and on ventilators
אמבולנס צוות מדא מד"א חולה חולים נשאים וירוס קורונה

Flattening the Curve Won't Cover Up for Crooked Health Systems

22.03.20|Elihay Vidal
Decades of neglect, corruption, and cynical meddling by pharma companies have turned the world's health services into money-grabbing operations. Today it is clear that the taxes, insurance, and premiums for which we all paid over the years has evaporated into thin air
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With a 100 Person Cap on Gatherings, Israel’s 120 New Parliament Members Cannot Be Sworn In

12.03.20|Zvi Zerahia
Israel’s parliament is looking for solutions for the swearing-in ceremony, scheduled for Monday
בנימין ביבי נתניהו ראש הממשלה פברואר 2020 1

Israel’s Political Limbo Endangers Credit Rating, Says Moody’s

08.03.20|Omri Milman
The credit rating agency is concerned over the possibility of a fourth election round or an unstable coalition unable to make cutbacks and raise taxes, as well as the possible implications Netanyahu’s trial will have on state institutions
קלפי בחירות אנשים מצביעים זירת הנדל"ן

Netanyahu Crows Victory as Joint List Surges

04.03.20|Shahar Ilan
A 65% voting turnout from Israel’s Arab minority bumped the four major Arab-led parties from 10 seats in April 2019 to 15 seats in Monday’s election
בני גנץ מועמד לראשות הממשלה מטעם כחול לבן 2

With 99% of Ballots Counted, Blue and White Gains a Seat, and Right-Wing Haredi Block Loses One

On Wednesday morning, the leading right-wing Haredi block dropped to 58 parliamentary seats, three short of the minimum required to secure a coalition
פעילי הליכוד אחרי פרסום המדגמים בחירות 2020

Election Results Pending, One Thing Is Clear: Israel Needs Better Privacy Laws

03.03.20|Omer Kabir
The recent election brought to light many privacy-related issues that have flourished in Israel under outdated privacy laws. From the triple leak of Israel’s voting registrar to an anonymous texter that trolled Likud supporters, something needs to change
בחירות 2020 בנימין נתניהו שרה נתניהו ב מטה ליכוד

With Near Final Results, Likud Two Seats Short of a Coalition

After 97% of votes were counted, Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party has received 36 seats, while Benny Gantz’s Blue and White has 32; a right wing-Haredi block currently has 59 parliament seats
בחירות 2020 בנימין נתניהו יו"ר הליכוד ו ורעיתו שרה מצביעים

Whatever the Results of Monday’s Election, Israel Must Pass a Budget for 2020

02.03.20|Omri Milman
As Monday's election is unlikely to bring an end to Israel’s political limbo, it is becoming apparent that a state budget might need to be abnormally passed without an elected government in place
הצבעה קלפי קלפיות כנסת 21 בחירות 2019

In Israel, Education, Religion, and Ethnic Backgrounds Dictate Voters' Choices

02.03.20|Doron Broitman
A closer look at the voting results of Israel’s September election shows education trumps socioeconomic status, but religious and ethnic backgrounds trump both
קלפיות קלפי בחירות

Israelis Banking on Third Election to End Political Limbo

02.03.20|Lilach Baumer
After elections in April and September 2019 ended in a standstill, Monday’s election might finally see a coalition form, in all likelihood, with current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the helm
בנימין ביבי נתניהו ראש הממשלה פברואר 2020 1

SMS Trolling Targeting Likud Supporters Was Not a Hack

25.02.20|Omer Kabir
Starting last week, supporters of Israel’s ruling party Likud have been bombarded with misleading and often taunting SMS messages