Likud Party

Netanyahu's Nightmare: How Israel's Elections Could Surprise Us
January 21, 2013

What could still go wrong for Israel's prime minister.

Don’t Expect Tzipi Livni to Shake Up Israel’s Election
November 28, 2012

The former foreign minister returns to politics by forming a new centrist party.

What Will Israel’s Next Government Look Like? That Depends on America’s Next Government.
October 11, 2012

It has been said that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu could have an effect on the U.S. elections. But the reverse is true as well.

I’ve Never Seen Israel Like This
June 27, 2010

Jerusalem—I visit Israel at least once a year, so I have an opportunity to observe changes in the country's concerns. Never before have I sensed such a mood of foreboding, which has been triggered by two issues above all—the looming impasse in relations with the United States and a possible military confrontation with Iran. In response to American pressure that began shortly after President Obama took office, the Netanyahu government agree last November to a temporary and partial freeze on construction in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, which averted an immediate crisis.

Hitler Is Dead
May 27, 2002

Leon Wieseltier on the Jewish question.