In Depth: Israel

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Israel voters go to the polls on January 22, 2013 to select 120 members of the Knesset, Israel’s 120-member unicameral parliament.ISrel Flag Icon

Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to return as prime minister, but his Likud (הַלִּכּוּד‎, ‘The Consolidation’), merged with the secular nationalist Yisrael Beiteinu (ישראל ביתנו‎, ‘Israel is Our Home’) is unlikely to win a majority of the seats, and will likely have to form a coalition with any number of centrist, center-left, or right-wing parties.

Please find below Suffragio‘s posts covering Israeli politics:

Twelve lessons to draw from Netanyahu’s new Israeli cabinet government
March 19, 2013

Four things that the Netanyahu-Livni deal tells us about Israel’s next government
February 21, 2013

Provisional Israeli election results show a 60-60 split
January 23, 2013

Winners and losers in today’s Israeli election
January 22, 2013

Who is Yair Lapid?
January 22, 2013

Israel’s untouchable parties: Israeli-Arab politics in a Jewish state
January 22, 2013

A guide to the five likeliest Netanyahu-led governing coalitions for Israel
January 21, 2013

The Netanyahu-Bennett relationship will define the next Israeli government
January 19, 2013

Fiscal, budget issues loom large in Israeli election
January 18, 2013

The Lebanonization of Israeli politics and next week’s Knesset elections
January 16, 2013

Hagel’s Defense nomination may be about Israel — but not in the way you think
January 7, 2013

Olmert’s break with Livni further fragments Israel’s center-left opposition
January 4, 2013

Lieberman resignation complicates Netanyahu coalition’s election chances
December 14, 2012

What Barak’s apparent departure means for Israeli politics
November 28, 2012

Today’s attack in Gaza and its effect on Israeli and Middle Eastern politics
November 14, 2012

Netanyahu announces early elections in Israel
October 10, 2012

Picture of the Day: Bibi goes to the United Nations
September 27, 2012

Kadima leaves Israeli grand coalition over national service Tal Law proposal
July 17, 2012

Netanyahu’s new broad unity coalition a week later: winners and losers
May 17, 2012

Bibi and the duck
March 7, 2012

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Photo credit to Lee M. Whitman — Haifa, 2012. 

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