Netanyahu is bluffing.
A government signing checks won’t bring economic rehabilitation.
Worse than creating new ministries, the coalition has gutted old ones.
The country desperately needs a break from vicious political battles.
A much-needed reprieve from political chaos.
If no government is formed by May 7, there will be a fourth election.
By taking away both sides’ chance to stall, Reuven Rivlin may have prevented a fourth election.
And why the political stalemate came about.
A showdown between the judicial and legislative branches may be inevitable.
Both Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu gave up things they wanted in return for things they needed.
He elevated country over personal and partisan interests.