Monthly Archives: December 2014

Election update – Dec 20th 2014

Last week I discussed the main players and parties in Israel’s 2015 elections. You can read that post here. So what’s happened in the last week? The breakup in Shas The big story of the week is the breakup between Arieh Deri and Eli Yishay in Shas. Yishay has left the party and founded a […]

Israeli elections 2015- the guide for dummies

Surprise! It’s election season again, two years early! The Israeli Knesset has 120 members who are elected for a four year period. But in a multi-party parliamentary system, keeping a coalition together is hard. It’s hard enough fitting so many egos into one room, but when there are four or five ideological blocs involved, it […]