Netanyahu is a talented leader with an ideological position that represents the majority of the country. But Netanyahu has become very problematic. He has driven many talented leaders away from the Likud or from leadership positions because he saw them as political rivals. He is mired in corruption scandals and will probably stand trial for some of his actions. Clearly, his left-wing political rivals have manipulated this to their advantage.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 This has been a very political few weeks in Israel and I know many of our friends outside of Israel find it difficult to keep it all straight. So I thought I would try and clarify things a bit. A year ago, there were national elections in Israel and the … Read more
Israeli politics are known for their volatility and unexpectedness. There have only been 6 Israeli governments which served their full term, the last one ending in 1988. The Knesset (Israeli Parliament) generally finds a reason to disband the government before the end of its term and call for full parliamentary elections. Usually, there is ongoing … Read more