Is Israel a House Divided?

Despite challenges to its electoral system, its prime minister, and its relations with Palestinian Arabs, the answer is no.

Israelis voting on April 9, 2019. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images.

Israelis voting on April 9, 2019. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images.

Last Word
April 30 2019
About the author

Haviv Rettig Gur is the senior analyst for the Times of Israel.


I’m very grateful to Evelyn Gordon, Daniel Polisar, and Douglas Feith for their stimulating responses to my essay, “How and Why Israelis Vote,” which appeared in Mosaic a week before the April 9 elections. Since each of them tackles the issues from a different perspective, I’ll reply in kind by addressing them one by one, in the order in which they were published.

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