The hosts of a morning news show on Israeli public radio recently discussed a matter of terminology that over the past 10 years would have been almost unthinkable. It had to do with what to call Benjamin Netanyahu.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attempted to “dictate the entire public agenda”; Blue and White No. 2 Yair Lapid: “All Netanyahu needs to do is agree to be second in a rotation agreement.”
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Kushner and other U.S. officials are part of a delegation led by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on a Middle East tour.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to meet Blue and White head Benny Gantz on Sunday, with Yisrael Beitenu head Avigdor Lieberman following a day later.
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Likud, Yisrael Beiteinu, Joint List, Labor-Gesher and Meretz leaders agree to meet with the prime minister-designate; Likud stresses premier will be negotiating on behalf of 55-seat right-wing bloc.
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They also back rotating the prime minister's post -- but a third have stipulations on who goes first.
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — After Israeli President Reuven Rivlin officially tasked him with forming a government on Wednesday, Benny Gantz said he will aim to form a unity government that involves Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party to “repair the divisions in our society.”
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin will officially ask Benny Gantz to form a government.
President Reuven Rivlin will now give Blue and White head Benny Gantz a shot, the first time in more than a decade that someone other than Netanyahu will try to form a government.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that he is unable to form a government coalition. Read the full story:
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- Israel’s president meets with Netanyahu, Gantz in effort to form government
- Upping the pressure, Rivlin invites Netanyahu and Gantz for unity talks
- Gantz meets with peace envoy Jason Greenblatt at U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
- Joint List clarifies: only 10 MKs back Blue and White, not 13
- Arab Joint List recommends that Benny Gantz form the next government
- Israeli president to meet party leaders and get coalition talks underway
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- US peace negotiator Jason Greenblatt to meet in Israel with Netanyahu and Gantz
- Voting in Israel
- Gantz spurns Netanyahu meeting, says he will lead unity government
- Netanyahu reaches out to form a government with his rival — and gets rejected
- Netanyahu calls for immediate meeting with Gantz to discuss unity government
- Likud, Yamina parties and UTJ form joint coalition-negotiation bloc
- The results are in: Who will emerge from Israel’s election deadlock?
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- Yamina alliance dissolves hours after polls close
- Joint List celebrates ‘end of Netanyahu era’
- Netanyahu calls for ‘strong Zionist government’ in post-election speech
- In post-election speech, Gantz declares end to incitement and division, yes to unity
- Lieberman urges unity government after his party receives boost in exit polls
- Exit polls show Likud, Blue and White in close fight for lead, running neck and neck
- Unity government ‘only realistic option’ for Blue and White to enter government
- Netanyahu and Gantz too close to call, exit polls in Israel show
- Rivlin urges Israelis to vote, says he will work to ‘avoid’ third election
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- Netanyahu’s pre-election promise to annex parts of Judea and Samaria create new reality
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- Final polls show Israeli election is neck and neck — again
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- Netanyahu says he will annex part of the West Bank if re-elected
- Proposed legislation to allow cameras at polling places stuck in Knesset Regulatory committee
- Blue and White, Likud turn sights on smaller parties as elections near
- Likud MK offers deal to far-right party that would nix egalitarian prayer at Western Wall
- Litzman: Lapid has ‘infected’ Gantz with ‘disease’ of anti-Semitism
- Ahead of Sept. 17 elections, Ayelet Shaked lays out right-wing vision for Israel
- Yamina Party leaders express support for Netanyahu immunity
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- Blue and White leaders at odds after Hezbollah attack
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- Zehut Party votes to approve deal with Netanyahu to drop out of elections