Our Guide to the Israeli Elections


IsraelI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands behind a booth as he casts his ballot for the parliamentary election at a polling station in Jerusalem, Jan. 22, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/Uriel Sinai/Pool)

Bibi, King of Swing!

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 | Ben Caspit, Columnist

Some parts of the press dubbed him King Bibi, but these elections are a resounding vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, writes Ben Caspit.

Israeli Elections: Apathy in Gaza, Apprehension in West Bank

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 | Shlomi Eldar, Columnist

While Gaza seems to ignore the Israeli elections, Palestinian leaders in the West Bank worry about the emergence of a right-wing coalition government, writes Shlomi Eldar.

Robocalls Playing Bigger Role In Israeli Elections

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist

Mazal Mualem presents the 2013 model of Israeli elections, where the digital world has driven out the old world of billboards and speeches on town squares.   

Would Obama Ever Tell Netanyahu 'You’re on Your Own'?

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 | Akiva Eldar, Columnist

Akiva Eldar wonders what would happen if President Barack Obama ever told Prime MInister Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel was on its own.

US Fails to Use Leverage with Israel

Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 | Daoud Kuttab, Columnist

Daoud Kuttab laments that the US no longer seems able to influence Israeli politics, despite the aid and assistance it provides.

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