He elevated country over personal and partisan interests.
Was Yuli Edelstein justified in keeping the Knesset closed?
The conflict between the judiciary and the legislature puts Israel in a situation without clear precedents.
The political crisis is real, but the hysteria is unwarranted.
For the first time, these politicians may be serious about politics.
The prime minister-designate is poised to invite them into his coalition.
Meet Moshe Bar Siman-Tov, the economist coordinating the Jewish state’s public-health measures.
Its edict crippling lame-duck governments has led voters to rally around Prime Minister Netanyahu.
An “amazing, but not sufficient” victory.
A political war of attrition.
And its consequences for Israeli politics.
Israelis against judicial imperialism want a prime minister, even one under corruption charges, seeking legal reform.
Even chief rabbis have obligations to the Jewish people.
Driven less by expedience than by a commitment to Jewish particularism.