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.
A new ad aims to counter the outpouring of opposition to Benjamin Netanyahu by retired military brass. J.J. Goldberg says it winds up highlighting just how serious the anti-Bibi effort is.
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.
Muslim Knesset hopeful Ayman Oudeh, whose family has captivated Jewish leftists and the Israeli media, is coming out the winner in this election, Lisa Goldman writes.
A wave of euphoria is spreading in Israeli liberal circles as polls show Benjamin Netanyahu trailing. But Steven Klein says solid support for the right wing bloc means Bibi still has a big edge.