Israel’s Vote: Bibi and Beyond – April 7, 2019

Israel’s Vote: Bibi and Beyond – April 7, 2019

Israel’s Vote: Bibi and Beyond – April 7, 2019

This week on Perspective with Alison Smith: Israel’s Vote – Bibi and Beyond

Lahav Harkov, senior contributing editor with The Jerusalem Post, talks about the election campaign and the close race between incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz.

We also hear from Israeli citizens on the streets in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem about their thoughts on the coming election.

Neri Zilber, analyst and adjunct fellow with the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discusses the broader implications of the election campaign and how Netanyahu is using his standing on the world stage to campaign for re-election.

Khalil Shikaki, director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, comments on the opinions of Palestinians over next week’s election and whether the results could ultimately lead to concrete change on the ground with regards to the Israeli-Palestinian issue.