Politics


Day After Bolton Takes Over, Homeland Security Aide Is Out

President Donald Trump’s Homeland Security adviser, Tom Bossert, has resigned, the president’s spokeswoman said on Tuesday, in the latest departure from the White House of a senior adviser. An administration…

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Olmert Asks Rivlin to Erase Criminal Record

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert submitted a request to President Reuven Rivlin to erase the criminal record against him following his convictions, Hadashot 2 reported Monday. If the president acquiesces…

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Report: Elkin Considering Bid for Yerushalayim Mayor

Yerushalayim and Environment Affairs Minister Zeev Elkin is considering running for mayor of Yerushalayim, Hadashot News reported Motzoei Shabbos. According to the report, Elkin has received many requests from supporters…

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Gabay: I’m Not Giving Up Party Leadership

The polls show that under his leadership, Zionist Camp can expect a sharp reduction in the number of seats it would get in new elections, but chairman Avi Gabay has…

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New Poll Has Likud at 39 Seats, UTJ With 9

After a political week that ran the gamut from the nadir, with the near-dissolution of the coalition on Tuesday – to the apex, with the passage of the 2019 state…

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Bennett: Army Doesn’t Want Too Many Chareidim

In an interview on Kol Chai radio Wednesday, Education Minister Naftali Bennett repeated that in his opinion, the entire brouhaha surrounding the Draft Law was “a manufactured crisis from the…

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Hanegbi: Elections Could be Good for the Likud

In an interview Tuesday, government minister and Likud veteran Tzachi Hanegbi said that while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was not seeking elections, he would have no problem going to elections…

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National Front Severs All Ties With Elder Le Pen

France’s far-right National Front definitively severed its ties to firebrand founder Jean-Marie Le Pen on Sunday, part of a makeover designed to revive the nationalist party’s fortunes after the ousted…

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Election Talk Swirls as Rifts Grow Over Draft Issue

After a meeting with chareidi political leaders Motzoei Shabbos that brought no new developments, and threats Sunday morning by various coalition partners that they would leave the government if the…

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