Tamar Pileggi, The Times of Israel

Tamar Pileggi

The Times of Israel


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Past articles by Tamar:

Netanyahu’s pledges to annex West Bank fails to bolster pro-settlement vote

Likud and right-wing ally Yamina projected to win fewer seats than expected, despite PM's campaign efforts to shore up nationalist support → Read More

Netanyahu’s day of reckoning: 9 things to know for September 17

Israelis head to polls for election do-over widely seen as a referendum on longtime PM, who critics accuse of seeking a 5th term to avoid likely criminal indictments → Read More

Fighting for his life: 7 things to know for September 12

With a few days to go till elections, Netanyahu's feverish attempts to shore up right-wing support don't go unnoticed by Israeli media → Read More

Bombs over Baghdad: 7 things to know for August 21

Iraq mum on latest mystery explosion at military base housing Iran-backed militia, but media reports and lawmakers point the finger at Israel → Read More

Knesset panel narrowly okays election run by Otzma Yehudit as Labor rep vanishes

Bid to disqualify Kahanist party falls short after Labor leader's brother-in-law disappears during vote, leaving committee tied 15-15; other left parties accuse Labor of betrayal → Read More

Gearing up for the home stretch: 8 things to know for August 14

Papers say Netanyahu's Likud is spending millions to woo Liberman's constituents, while his Blue and White rivals will focus on face-to-face engagement with voters → Read More

Ex-spy Pollard hoping Netanyahu will convince Trump to commute his parole

In plea on Israeli television, former US navy analyst who passed secrets to Israel says parole conditions making it impossible to care for his sick wife → Read More

Peretz agrees to give Shaked No.1 spot on right-wing Knesset list

Union of Right-Wing Parties leader says he will let New Right chief head the joint slate, clearing key obstacle to unity deal → Read More

With deadline nearing, PM said to sweeten deal for merger with extremist party

Netanyahu offers Union of Right-Wing Parties two ministerial posts in his next government if it again agrees to run with Otzma Yehudit on joint slate → Read More

Netanyahu said once again pushing right-wing union with racist party

PM was criticized ahead of April elections for orchestrating URWP merger with extremist Otzma Yehudit to shore up right-wing bloc; now, he's reportedly doing it again → Read More

Reversing allegedly anti-Arab ban, Afula says nonresidents can use city’s parks

Northern Israeli municipality accused of discrimination backtracks after pressure from court and attorney general → Read More

What’s in a name? 7 things to know for July 7

On eve of 5th anniversary of Gaza war, newspapers feature tributes to IDF soldiers killed in 2014, while keeping an eye on the latest Israel-Hamas truce → Read More

Still a nation divided: 7 things to know for July 3

Though some of Tuesday's rallies against police brutality devolved into chaos and violence, media outlets strike a mostly sympathetic tone to Ethiopian-led protests → Read More

Lawyer of Palestinian charged with raping Israeli girl raps ‘Dreyfus’-like case

Official says police have been unable to determine when the alleged crime took place and have changed their account regarding where it happened → Read More

How to lose friends and burn bridges: 9 things to know for June 3

Newspapers speculate whether Netanyahu's firing of former allies Bennett and Shaked will backfire if/when he again attempts to form a right-wing coalition after September elections → Read More

Second time’s the charm?: 9 things to know for May 31

Collective frustration and disappointment at the prospect of another election in under 6 months is palpable in Friday's newspapers → Read More

Knesset votes for new elections on September 17 after PM fails to form coalition

In a shocking turn of events, Netanyahu unable to secure a majority coalition in parliament; Likud-drafted motion to dissolve Knesset passes 74-45 in late-night vote → Read More

Knesset set to vote to disband as PM’s ‘final offer’ to resolve crisis rejected

Netanyahu proposes advancing enlistment bill with 'mutual consent'; Liberman snubs bid and ultra-Orthodox respond angrily, as Israel appears poised to go to elections → Read More

Outmaneuvered and outnumbered: 8 things to know for May 28

Most media outlets seem to agree that even Netanyahu's vaunted political prowess is not enough to save the unraveling coalition and keep the PM in power → Read More

Liberman accuses Netanyahu of offering ‘dishonest’ coalition compromise

As Israel edges closer to snap polls, Yisrael Beytenu chief says PM capitulating to 'ultra-Orthodox extremism' → Read More