Netanyahu's Congress speech and US-Israel
relations assessed by Dr. Jonathan Rynhold
Dr. Jonathan Rynhold, author of The Arab-Israeli Conflict in American Political Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2015), explains why support for Israel is so deep-rooted in the US, and why it is likely to endure despite current differences between Prime Minister Netanyahu and the US Administration over Iran's nuclear programme. Read more
Spotlight: Iran's Nuclear Programme
This special spotlight section bring together all our analysis, updates, podcasts and videos on the Iranian nuclear programme and the policy challenges it poses, as... Read more
Jihad on the Horizon: The ISIL Threat from
an Israeli Perspective, by Michael Herzog
In this extensive new BICOM Expert View paper, Brig. Gen (res.) Michael Herzog, one of Israel’s leading strategic analysts, provides a unique analysis of the ISIL threat and how to defeat it from an Israeli strategic vantage point. Read more
Spotlight: Israeli general election:
March 2015
Israel will hold a general election on 17 March 2015. This spotlight includes BICOM’s Poll of Polls, factsheets, analysis, latest developments, latest polls and podcasts.... Read more
Fathom: the online journal from BICOM
Issue 5 of Fathom is packed with analysis, reviews, interviews and debate from leading experts, including Isaac Herzog on the peace process, the arrival of the Quenelle in Europe and much much more. Read more
Following Congressional speech,
Netanyahu stresses alternative to Iran deal
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted yesterday that his address to Congress on Tuesday provided an alternative to the current nuclear deal being discussed with... Read more
Israel doubling water supply to
Gaza Strip to help relieve crisis
An Israeli official announced yesterday that Israel will double its annual supply of water to the Gaza Strip in order to help avert a water... Read more
Shas leader pledges support
for Netanyahu as next Prime Minister
Shas leader Aryeh Deri stated that his ultra-Orthodox party would back Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as country’s next leader, in a move which could impact... Read more


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General Election 2015

BICOM Poll of Polls

The BICOM Poll of Polls is produced for BICOM by Arieh Kovler based on a selected basket of opinion polls published in Israel each week.