Spare Your People a Fourth Election, O Israel, and Form a Minority Government

Three elections having led to inconclusive results, a fourth now looms. There’s another, smarter, more representative way.

A billboard showing Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv in February. Amir Levy/Getty Images.

A billboard showing Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv in February. Amir Levy/Getty Images.

Observation
March 12 2020
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Neil Rogachevsky teaches at the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.


Here we go again. The votes are fully counted, and it’s clear that Israel’s March 2 election, its third in less than a year, has once more failed to produce a path to a viable government.

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