La Familia, the group behind a spate of brutal attacks against anti-Netanyahu demonstrators, does not play around.
Noga Tarnopolsky is a correspondent covering Israel and Palestine and a frequent contributor to The Daily Beast. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post and Ha'aretz among other publications.
Israel’s “Queen of Tahini” caused a conservative backlash when she funded an Arabic-language LGBTQ support hotline—but she found support in unexpected places.
Israeli police kicked, shoved, and scratched members of the international media who were covering protests outside the official residence of Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israel’s prime minister is dealing with a resurgent coronavirus crisis, a trial, a flailing economy, and mounting protests—and is spouting conspiracy theories instead of plans.
Of 1,400 Israelis diagnosed with COVID-19 last month, 657 (47 percent) were infected in schools. Now 2,026 students, teachers, and staff have it, and 28,147 are quarantined.
From paradigm to pariah in just weeks, Israel has lost control of the contagion, the economy’s cratering, unemployment’s at 23 percent, and the new government is crumbling.
The Israeli prime minister may play the victim of a media lynching, but the judges aren't buying it.
With the pandemic as an excuse, Netanyahu postponed his March 17 trial, and his allies have frozen Israel's parliament. He was a caretaker ruling by default—now he rules by fiat.
Purim celebrations have been canceled already.
The majority Netanyahu expected in the Knesset never materialized. But another majority pulled together to block an indicted politician like him from forming a government.