Netanyahu grinds down Gantz to secure 18 more months at the helm, PLUS: Israel weighs tough measures to halt the spread of COVID-19, but neglect has already taken a toll. LISTEN FREE
Tunisia speeds past Israel’s ailing democracy, even before COVID-19. Netanyahu has ‘anti-democratic tendencies.’ Hungary and Poland protect civil liberties better: How the big three democracy indexes assess Israel
Fear-mongering and jingoism have always been part and parcel of Netanyahu’s politics, but his response to coronavirus shows how desperate he is to hold on to power – and it may cost him
Israel is not yet under complete lockdown, and we at Haaretz are ready to continue our journalistic mission and uphold the newspaper’s values at this critical time – not only a health emergency, but also an emergency for democracy during a constitutional crisis
Petition seeks to force Yuli Edelstein to hold a vote on replacing him and to establish Knesset committees to oversee parliamentary work
The government is doing all it can to fight the coronavirus, while the premier moves to demolish Israel's democracy. Only if the center-left parties are in the coalition will they be able to contain Netanyahu
Not the coronavirus, not bereavement, certainly not Israeli democracy
Yuval Noah Harari Warns Against 'Coronavirus Dictatorship' in Israel – Netanyahu's Son Calls Him 'Stupid'
Yair Netanyahu ramped up the Twitter invective after the Hebrew University professor accused the premier of destroying democracy ‘under pretext of fighting’ the coronavirus outbreak
Israel, paralyzed by the global COVID-19 crisis and by permanent political crisis, has passed a series of worrying measures to stem the spread of the virus. LISTEN FREE.
Meet the new member of the 23rd Knesset
Iman Khatib is about to make history as the first hijab-wearing woman to serve as an Israeli lawmaker. As her master’s degree and years as a community activist attest, she defies most Israeli stereotypes of a traditional religious woman
The coronavirus pandemic has provided an embarrassment of riches for Netanyahu, who's using the chaos to his best political benefit while Gantz grapples with the sourpusses who are slipping away from Kahol Lavan
'Sometimes You Need to Make Deals With the Devil': Arab Israelis Stand Tall After Election, but Warn Against Fourth Round
Arab voters drove big gains for Joint List alliance, but there is no consensus on what approach (or side) it should take in order to effect change and help Arab society
From a right-wing government led by Netanyahu to a minority one led by Gantz, here are seven possibilities of what may unfold when President Reuven Rivlin asks someone to form a government next week
The Netanyahu era has seen a dramatic shift in Israel’s perception of the nation-state: no longer a democracy that operates for the sake of its citizens, but a military-economic entity striving relentlessly to augment its might
Six takeaways from the Israeli election results, including the so-called ‘right-wing surge’ and the collapse of the Labor-Meretz vote
Netanyahu also says that bid to pass law barring indicted person from forming coalition, which he claims Gantz is behind, 'undermines foundations of democracy'
Israel election results: Despite heading the largest party in the Knesset, Netanyahu doesn't have the numbers to put together a coalition - and could even be prevented from trying to do so. LISTEN FREE
Arab Israelis definitely ‘came out in droves’ this election – and got an extra boost from Jewish voters. The result is a record number of Arab lawmakers, including five women
While some express frustration over Netanyahu's apparent win, others are rejoicing. Few of them flew back to Israel to vote in this third election round
Only a few seats will decide whether Netanyahu is able to form a coalition after Israel's election or if Gantz can stop him from getting another term
A victory for the right-wing bloc will permanently cripple the rule of law in Israel, under the guise of ‘judicial reform’ and ‘reining in the High Court of Justice’
As Israelis return to polling stations yet again on Monday with Netanyahu and Gantz facing off, election polls suggest one of the following outcomes is likely
Will it be Netanyahu or Gantz? Haaretz consults with tribal elders ahead of Israel's historic third election in one year
Israel Election: Netanyahu Denied It, but Evidence Proves He Spoke to Rabbi Who Recorded Gantz Adviser Blasting Him
New audio aired by Channel 12 News proves PM spoke to rabbi who recorded Gantz's strategic adviser, who called the ex-army chief a 'danger to the people of Israel'
Our special interactive project was designed to see how young Israelis measure up to their peers abroad and to their parents. Here’s what we learned