Netanyahu eyes vaccine victory as Israel heads for fourth vote

Israel this month will hold its fourth election in under two years, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hoping goodwill from a world-beating coronavirus vaccination campaign can finally secure him an elusive majority government. When Israelis last went to the polls a year ago, they delivered a result that had become familiar: neither the right-wing Netanyahu nor his centrist challenger Benny Gantz had enough support to form the necessary 61-seat parliamentary majority. The world, and Israeli politics, have been upended since then. Just weeks after the last election, Israel entered the first…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly