Election Outlook 2015 with Barak Ravid

December 11th, 2014

On Thursday, December 11, we held a telebriefing with Haaretz correspondent Barak Ravid to discuss the current political climate in Israel and how recent events will shape the upcoming Israeli elections in early 2015. Read More...

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What A Month

February 1st, 2013

January was a busy month at J Street. Here's a brief recap of some highlights in case you missed what we've been doing. Read More...

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Window of Opportunity

January 25th, 2013

Never underestimate Israel’s ability to surprise. All the polls and pundits ahead of Tuesday’s elections predicted a striking shift to ultra-right wing and religious parties. Instead, the middle-class reasserted its strength, wrenching the political balance of power back slightly to the center. Read More...

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Israel moves to the center

January 23rd, 2013

Israeli voters have spoken – and they have clearly moved the country back toward the center politically. Read More...

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Word on the Street: Israeli Election Edition

January 10th, 2013

With fewer than two weeks before the Israeli election, it looks as though Benjamin Netanyahu will almost certainly continue as prime minister – but little else is clear. It seems as if right-wing forces opposed to a two-state solution will gain strength, but so will supporters of a peace deal with a Palestinian state. Above all, we don’t know if the next government will be the most right-wing coalition in Israel’s history or if Netanyahu will try to construct an alliance of the center-right. Read More...

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