On Hanukkah, the lights and distractions of the material world fade before the true source of enlightenment.
One Little Candle
Distrust of the Supreme Court Led Likud Voters to Rally around Netanyahu
A few weeks ago, Benjamin Netanyahu handily won the Likud party’s primary election, receiving 72 percent of the votes. He won despite the fact that he is facing indictments on corruption charges that could interfere with his ability to govern if he remains Israel’s premier, and despite the credible challenge mounted by his opponent, Gideon Sa’ar. Evelyn Gordon credits the results not to love of Netanyahu but to resentment of Israel’s overweening Supreme Court: