Articles written by Yehuda Shlezinger
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Israeli lawmakers eye direct vote for prime minister as way out of gridlock
(Israel Hayom via JNS) — The Shas Party is pushing for a vote to reform Israel’s electoral system to enable a special election for prime minister, Israel’s Channel 12 reported on Sunday. The plan was the result of a meeting between Shas...
Israeli organization breaks world record for kidney donations
Matnat Chaim has facilitated 1,000 donations since it was founded in 2009 (Israel Hayom via JNS) Israel celebrated a special milestone Sunday, as the Matnat Chaim nonprofit organization, which encourages and facilitates living kidney donations, is...
Benny Gantz: 'Yair Lapid can't form a government, and he knows it'
(Israel Hayom via JNS) — The Knesset still has not dispersed, and a date for the next election has not been set. But the turmoil in the anti-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu camp continued unabated and even intensified over the weekend. Blue and...
Right-wing parties decide to stick together as unity talks flail
(Israel Hayom via JNS)-Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday with leaders of parties from the right-wing bloc to discuss the future of negotiations to form a unity government... Full story