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What will happen after dramatically dividing Israeli left?

  • published: January 1, 2019
  • views: 2773

THE RUNDOWN | It was a dramatic day for the opposition of the Israeli government. It is only a week since the ruling coalition of Israel announced that it would fall apart and go to early April elections, and since then there has been a great series of changes – new candidates and parties have been announced, new partnerships formed and old fell apart. What is going to happen now? Former chief editor of the Jerusalem Post, Jeff Barak analyzes.

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The center-left opposition of Israel split dramatically on Tuesday before an April 9 election, with leader Avi Gabbay announcing that he would no longer cooperate with veteran Tzipi Livni while sitting next to him with stone faces.

The announcement marks the end of their alliance for Zionist union, which won the second most seats during the last general elections in 2015, but has since been dumped far in opinion polls.

Gabbay gave the schoka announcement in the Israeli parliament on Tuesday afternoon, citing his disappointment about the collaboration between his Labor party and Livni's smaller Hatnua party (which formed the Zionist Union).

Livni stressed that she would not dwell on the past and continue to focus on expelling Netanyahu in the upcoming vote.

What is more important than the dismantling of the Zionist Union is fighting for Zionism, & # 39; she said.

Netanyahu, who is currently visiting Brazil, responded to the shakeup and said he would not interfere with the division of the left wing. I do not interfere with how the left divides his voices. What is important to me is that the right will also form the next government, and continue …

What will happen after dramatically dividing Israeli left?

  • published: January 1, 2019
  • views: 2773

THE RUNDOWN | It was a dramatic day for the opposition of the Israeli government. It is only a week since the ruling coalition of Israel announced that it would fall apart and go to early April elections, and since then there has been a great series of changes – new candidates and parties have been announced, new partnerships formed and old fell apart. What is going to happen now? Former chief editor of the Jerusalem Post, Jeff Barak analyzes.

Story:

The center-left opposition of Israel split dramatically on Tuesday before an April 9 election, with leader Avi Gabbay announcing that he would no longer cooperate with veteran Tzipi Livni while sitting next to him with stone faces.

The announcement marks the end of their alliance for Zionist union, which won the second most seats during the last general elections in 2015, but has since been dumped far in opinion polls.

Gabbay gave the schoka announcement in the Israeli parliament on Tuesday afternoon, citing his disappointment about the collaboration between his Labor party and Livni's smaller Hatnua party (which formed the Zionist Union).

Livni stressed that she would not dwell on the past and continue to focus on expelling Netanyahu in the upcoming vote.

What is more important than the dismantling of the Zionist Union is fighting for Zionism, & # 39; she said.

Netanyahu, who is currently visiting Brazil, responded to the shakeup and said he would not interfere with the division of the left wing. I do not interfere with how the left divides his voices. What is important to me is that the right will also form the next government, and continue …