In Beit Hakerem, a historically liberal neighborhood, Israeli voters were far from united about whom to support. But most wanted to make a statement by ousting Benjamin Netanyahu.
The West Bank settlement of Har Homa is a right-wing stronghold. Voters admitted being torn between trying to save Benjamin Netanyahu from defeat — or backing smaller parties to his right.
From David Letterman’s Monday night monologue, a news update explaining where things stand in the Israeli election. It works best if you read it out loud.
Every election cycle needs an eleventh hour surprise, and this year’s belongs to Tzipi Livni, who is forgoing the opportunity to serve as Israel’s prime minister.8
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