For Palestinians, It Doesn’t Matter Who Wins Israel’s Elections

Palestine Center Brief No. 326 (April 10, 2019)

By Mohamed Mohamed

“Israeli elections have just concluded, and the results indicate that Benjamin Netanyahu is set to win a fifth term as Israeli Prime Minister. The race between Netanyahu and his strongest challenger, Benjamin Gantz, who is a former Chief of Staff of Israeli military forces, was very tight. But even if Gantz and his associated political parties had won, Palestinians would still gain nothing.

David Sheen, an independent Canadian-Israeli journalist, recently gave a talk about Israeli politics and Israeli public opinion at the Palestine Center. In his presentation, Sheen outlines the facts and realities of the Israeli public’s attitudes, and how they correlate with the platforms of Israeli political parties.

 

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This article originally appeared in Mondoweiss.

Mohamed Mohamed is the Executive Director of the Palestine Center. 

The views in this brief are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The Jerusalem Fund.

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