For the first time, these politicians may be serious about politics.
The prime minister-designate is poised to invite them into his coalition.
Meet Moshe Bar Siman-Tov, the economist coordinating the Jewish state’s public-health measures.
Its edict crippling lame-duck governments has led voters to rally around Prime Minister Netanyahu.
An “amazing, but not sufficient” victory.
A political war of attrition.
And its consequences for Israeli politics.
Israelis against judicial imperialism want a prime minister, even one under corruption charges, seeking legal reform.
Even chief rabbis have obligations to the Jewish people.
Driven less by expedience than by a commitment to Jewish particularism.
Even before an election, some rhetoric crosses a line.
Proportional representation encourages instability and unaccountability.
Netanyahu’s opponents are wrong to put their hopes in the legal system.
Enabling the electorate to work through the hugely sensitive decision of who should lead the country.