Is Israel a House Divided?

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

April 30, 2019 | Haviv Rettig Gur
About the author: Haviv Rettig Gur is the senior analyst for the Times of Israel.
This is a response to How and Why Israelis Vote, originally published in Mosaic in April 2019

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

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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