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Israel-Palestine: ‘No war, no peace’ apartheid is Bennett’s best case scenario

The Israeli prime minister is first since Golda Meir to propose the racist status quo as a political platform In March 2015, then Israeli economy minister Naftali Bennett during an election campaign gathering in Kibbutz Kfar Etzion in the Gush Etzion settlement in the West Bank (AFP) By Meron Rapoport Published date: 7 September 2021 13:02 UTC  […]

‘Close friends’ Biden and Bennett leave progressive Americans out in the cold

The progressive base of the Democratic Party was completely dissed yesterday by the White House in President Biden’s meeting with rightwing Israeli PM Naftali Bennett. The president said he and the PM are “close friends,” and he sounded a hawkish note on Iran and mentioned Palestine only in passing. Bennett and Israel got everything that […]

Activists protest Naftali Bennett’s White House visit

Activists showed up outside The White House today to protest the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. Bennett’s meeting with President Joe Biden was scheduled for Thursday morning but was delayed until Friday after two deadly blasts hit Kabul. The action was organized by Americans for Justice in Palestine Action (AJP Action), the Palestinian […]

‘Maybe you have something to teach us,’ Blinken gushes to Bennett, on script

The mood of the Naftali Bennett visit to the White House was set yesterday when Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the prime minister, “Maybe you have something to teach us,” with reference to Bennett’s diverse governing coalition. The comment came after the Israeli Prime Minister joked about Israel’s endless elections. Bennett: I have news […]

Secret Meeting between “Israel’s” Bennett, Jordan’s King Abdullah

Posted on July 9, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians 09/07/2021 By Staff- Agencies “Israeli” Prime Minister Naftali Bennett reportedly took a secret trip to Jordan last week and met with King Abdullah II at his palace in Amman in the first meeting between the two sides after years of strained ties. According to a report by Walla […]

Israeli PM Naftali Bennett Insists On Being More Hawkish Than Netanyahu

Newly instated Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, of the far-right wing Yamina Party, decided to continue launching airstrikes upon the besieged Gaza Strip in order to posture as “tough on Gaza” and may have made a vital mistake. Early last Wednesday morning (Palestine local time) Israeli airstrikes were launched into two separate areas of the […]

If Bibi Was the Frying Pan, Is Bennett the Fire? What To Expect from Israel’s New PM

By Jessica Buxbaum Source “It’s not like [Israel is] replacing Netanyahu with a person who believes in equality for all, who believes in freedom for all, who believes in human rights for all. They’re replacing Netanyahu with an ultra-nationalist who is going to put forward his ultra-nationalist agenda.” – Diana Buttu, former PLO spokesperson JERUSALEM […]

Report: Netanyahu ordered illegal shredding of docs before Bennett takeover

Shortly before Israel’s Naftali Bennett took over as prime minister, his predecessor Benjamin Netanyahu ordered documents be shredded in his office, a report claimed yesterday. Sources who worked for Netanyahu said the former prime minister ordered them to discard the documents on Sunday, one day before the new government was due to take office. It […]

The Israel hasbara machine is attempting to sanitize Naftali Bennett’s “I killed many Arabs” quote

Israel just got its most right-wing Prime Minister ever, in the form of Naftali Bennett. We have already seen the signs that Israeli pundits were trying to sanitize his racist history, to make him a better sell than Netanyahu. But what do you do with phrases such as “I’ve killed many Arabs in my life, […]

Naftali Bennett Breaks Gaza Ceasefire On His Third Day In Office

Early this Wednesday morning Israeli warplanes launched a number of airstrikes on southern and Western Gaza, breaking a ceasefire that had ended an 11-day round of fighting between Palestinian armed groups and the Israeli military. The Gaza-Israel ceasefire, which had gone into effect at 2AM on the 21st May, was broken after a decision made […]

The thrilling Naftali Bennett

The news from Israel is that on Sunday Naftali Bennett, the rightwing former tech entrepreneur, is likely to ring out the Benjamin Netanyahu era by becoming prime minister with a very diverse “change” coalition of 61 seats in the parliament, including a rightwing Palestinian party, Ra’am. Israel lobby groups such as AIPAC, Israel Policy Forum […]

Bennett government would make Israel easier to sell in ‘progressive circles,’ leading Israel advocate says

Israel’s advocates in U.S. politics are excited by the possible replacement of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Naftali Bennett, in a “change” coalition. Even though Bennett is to the right of Netanyahu, his coalition would include a few leftleaning Israelis, and that will make Israel easier to sell. “You can’t deny that America is better […]

Bennett will oust Netanyahu as Israeli PM under reported deal

Right-winger Naftali Bennett is to replace Benjamin Netanyahu as Israel’s prime minister under a power-sharing deal announced by centrist Yair Lapid just ahead of a midnight deadline tonight in Israel. Netanyahu has served as prime minister since 2009, the longest term of any Israeli p.m. He has so far survived a series of four elections […]

Israel coalition talks: Bennett demanding total control of judicial appointments committee

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Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to end Netanyahu’s tenure

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Lapid and Bennett officially on the clock to end Netanyahu’s tenure May 7, 2021 by Alex Traiman – JNS.org Read on for article For the second time in a little more than a year, incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s mandate to form a government has passed to his […]

Rivlin expected to pick Lapid to form gov’t, even if Bennett has more support from parties

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Facing moment of truth, Bennett still undecided on Netanyahu

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Lapid, Bennett, Sa’ar said progressing in marathon talks on ‘change bloc’ gov’t

Negotiators from the Yesh Atid, Yamina and New Hope parties held marathon day-long talks on Thursday at the Knesset in a bid to narrow the gaps that remain to forming a broad-based unity government that would see Israel’s longest-serving premier, Benjamin Netanyahu, pushed out of office. Disagreements surfaced over ministries and negotiating schedules as the […]

Netanyahu gave Bennett a rare gift. What happens next is up to him

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Bennett, Sa’ar stress gaps in unity talks; Lapid insists they’re bridgeable

The leaders of the right-wing Yamina and New Hope parties expressed caution over ongoing negotiations to form a unity government on Monday, admitting that significant gaps remained between them and the centrist Yesh Atid party, whose leader insisted that they are still bridgeable. The comments were made to reporters at the opening of weekly faction […]

Bennett, Sa’ar cite ‘difficulties’ in forming anti-Netanyahu government

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Netanyahu? In first, Israel’s future is in Bennett and Lapid’s hands

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Likud lashes out at Bennett, Smotrich after Knesset defeat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party publicly lashed out at Yamina and its leader Naftali Bennett Tuesday, while the premier was reported to have privately blasted Religious Zionism and its head Bezalel Smotrich after suffering a stinging defeat in the Knesset on Monday. Amid the ongoing deadlock following the election, a Likud proposal regarding party […]

Yamina nominates party head Bennett to be next PM, though no one else does

The right-wing Yamina party nominated leader Naftali Bennett, a former right-wing ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as the next prime minister Monday, deepening Israel’s political deadlock. Yamina’s Ayelet Shaked urged President Reuven Rivlin to consider the option despite the party only having seven seats, predicting that a “stable” government could be formed. Yamina had […]

Israel election results: Bennett is close to achieving his goal, And no big sacrifices are needed

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Israel election results: Bennett doesn’t commit to naming Netanyahu as PM candidate after meeting

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Israel election results: Bennett eyes ‘a good, stable government’ in Netanyahu meeting

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Sa’ar said to condition sitting in Lapid-led government on Bennett also joining

New Hope chief Gideon Sa’ar has conditioned joining a government led by Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid on the fellow right-wing Yamina party also doing so, Israeli television reported Monday. Sources close to Sa’ar told the Kan public broadcaster that if Lapid is able to put together a ruling coalition but Yamina head Naftali Bennett […]

Bennett demands PM role, as majority of Joint List expected to recommend Lapid

Naftali Bennett, the leader of the right-wing Yamina party, is reportedly not talking to Yair Lapid, the leader of the centrist Yesh Atid, the largest party in the “change bloc” of factions opposed to Benjamin Netanyahu. Bennett is refusing to commit to ousting Netanyahu unless he is given the premier position, which Lapid won’t cede, […]

Israel election results: Bennett has a historic choice to make

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