Al-Monitor presents an in-depth guide to understanding of the key figures, alliances and issues likely to define Israel in the coming year.
Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist
In an interview with Al-Monitor, Labor Knesset member Merav Michaeli refreshes Israelis' minds about the Palestinian eagerness to reach an agreement and the European Union that offered Israel a relationship package which did not make it to the press, unlike the boycott talks.
Friday, Mar. 7, 2014 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist
Housing Minister Uri Ariel's remarks against Arab Knesset members aim first and foremost to attract headlines, says Arab Knesset member Mohammad Barakeh in an interview with Al-Monitor, but they sometimes serve Arab Knesset members as well.
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist
In an interview with Al-Monitor, Knesset member Orit Strock repeats the message she and her associates delivered to US Ambassador Dan Shapiro — that their coalition will block an agreement with the Palestinians.
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 | Mazal Mualem, Columnist
In an interview with Al-Monitor, Knesset member Ilan Gilon says that most of the settlers were motivated by affordable housing, not ideology, and will agree to return to Israel if offered compensation.