Knesset installs Mofaz as deputy prime minister

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—By a vote of 71:23, Israel’s Knesset on Wednesday installed Kadima Party leader Shaul Mofaz as deputy to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Mofaz, who will replace … [Read more...]

Netanyahu forms unity government, dumps early elections

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Israelis awoke Tuesday morning to a political upheaval: a secret deal reached in the middle of the night between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and the leader of the … [Read more...]

Coalition files bill to dissolve Knesset for early elections

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Coalition chairman Ze'ev Elkin on Wednesday submitted a bill to dissolve the Knesset, the first step to enable early elections to be held. If the bill passes on Monday, … [Read more...]

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