English Media Coverage Elections 2019

The articles on this page are listed in backwards chronological order (most recent first).


The Reform Leader Running to Be Israel’s First non-Orthodox Rabbi in Knesset – Haaretz, August 07, 2019

Smotrich: PM wants a left-wing government, only we can keep him to the right – Times of Israel, August 07, 2019

‘There will be no unity government,’ Netanyahu says, rejecting Liberman’s push – Times of Israel, August 07, 2019

Judge says advertisers can’t refuse homophobic party’s campaign ads – Times of Israel, August 06, 2019

Blue and White vows to invade Gaza, kill Hamas leaders if it commands next war – Times of Israel, August 06, 2019

Smotrich says Israel should follow Torah law, drawing ire of Liberman – Times of Israel, August 06, 2019

Lapid’s jab at ultra-Orthodox exposes rift within Blue and White alliance – Times of Israel, August 05, 2019

Netanyahu accuses Lapid of ‘anti-Semitism’ in campaign spot on ultra-Orthodox – Times of Israel, August 05, 2019

Parties Aim to Get Otzma Yehudit Disqualified – Jerusalem Post, August 05, 2019

Likud seeks agreement between parties not to try to disqualify candidates – Times of Israel, August 05, 2019

Shaked: ‘No Chance’ Netanyahu Will Annex Settlements Without United Right – Jerusalm Post, August 05, 2019

Mocking Likud ‘loyalty’ pledge, other parties set out their own vows – Times of Israel, August 05, 2019

Likud Loyalty Oath Shows Level of Hysteria at Netanyahu’s Residence – Haaretz, August 05, 2019

Netanyahu alleges ‘plot’ to unseat him by Liberman, Lapid and right-wing figures – Times of Israel, August 04, 2019

Top 40 Likud candidates sign pledge not to oust Netanyahu after elections – Times of Israel, August 04, 2019

All 40 Top Likud Candidates Pledge Loyalty to Netanyahu – Jerusalem Post, August 04, 2019

AG said to oppose Likud plan to again hide cameras in Arab polling stations – Times of Israel, August 04, 2019

PM’s son alleges Likud coup attempt by Knesset speaker, deletes tweet – Times of Israel, August 04, 2019

Liberman calls for televised ‘face-off’ with Netanyahu, slams PM’s ‘lies’ – Times of Israel, August 03, 2019

Liberman eyes premiership, ambivalent about rotating top spot with Netanyahu – Times of Israel, August 03, 2019

Netanyahu may look to enlist Yisrael Beytenu or Labor-Gesher in coalition – Times of Israel, August 03, 2019

What’s Netanyahu Up To? His Supporters Would Like to Know – Haaretz, August 02, 2019


** All the Candidates Running in Israel’s September Do-over Election – Haaretz, August 02, 2019 **

32 parties register electoral slates for September vote, down from 47 last time – Times of Israel, August 02, 2019


Election lists close with rifts on left and right, leaving Liberman as kingmaker – Times of Israel, August 02, 2019

Peretz accuses Netanyahu, Liberman of colluding to force repeat elections – Times of Israel, August 01, 2019

Amir Peretz Denies Charges He’ll Help Netanyahu Form a Government – Jerusalm Post, August 01, 2019

Gantz appears to open, then abruptly closes, door to government with Netanyahu – Times of Israel, August 01, 2019

Top Arab MK says open to ‘joining’ Gantz – Times of Israel, August 01, 2019

Labor Asks Elections Committee to Reject ‘Free Yigal Amir’ Party – Jerusalem Post, August 01, 2019

Party celebrating Rabin’s killer Yigal Amir seeks run in September election – Times of Israel, August 01, 2019

Election Season – Jerusalem Post, August 01, 2019

WINNERS, LOSERS IN THE MERGER MESS – ANALYSIS – Jerusalem Post, August 01, 2019

Resisting pressure from Netanyahu, far-right Otzma Yehudit runs alone – Times of Israel, August 01, 2019

Hours before deadline, far-right fringe parties walk back merger – Times of Israel, August 01, 2019

Far-right Alliance Fizzles as Kahanist Party Announces Solo Run – Haaretz, August 01, 2019

Fringe far-right parties agree to terms of joint election run – Times of Israel, July 31, 2019

Labor approves union with Gesher, definitively rules out any further mergers – Times of Israel, July 31, 2019

DEMOCRATIC UNION VOWS NOT TO JOIN NETANYAHU GOV’T – Jerusalem Post, July 31, 2019

ZEHUT LEADER MOSHE FEIGLIN SUBMITS LIST, WILL RUN ALONE – Jerusalem Post, July 31, 2019

HAREDI SILENCE BELIES CONCERN OVER LIBERMAN’S FRONTAL ATTACK – ANALYSIS – Jerusalem Post, July 31, 2019

Announcing Knesset slate, Liberman vows to force unity government – Times of Israel, July 30, 2019

Lieberman, Again Israel Election Kingmaker, Would Only Support PM Candidate Who ‘Commits to Unity Gov’t’ – Haaretz, July 30, 2019

How Ayelet Shaked Became the Most Powerful Woman in Israeli Politics – Haaretz, July 30, 2019

RIGHT-WING PARTIES FORM ALLIANCE TO BE LED BY SHAKED – Jerusalem Post, July 30, 2019

Gantz doesn’t rule out coalition with New Right – Times of Israel, July 30, 2019

ALL FOUR ARAB PARTIES TO RUN TOGETHER IN SEPTEMBER ELECTIONS – Jerusalem Post, July 29, 2019

Israeli Election’s Dangerous Surprise: Pro-pot Jewish Evangelist Who Wants a Holy War – Haaretz, April 09, 2019

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