The results of the September 17, 2019 elections in Israel were a statistical tie, throwing the decision of who would be the new Prime Minister to Israel President Reuven Rivlin who gave first dibs to Benjamin Netanyahu.
Try as he may, try as he might, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed.
Next President Rivlin handed the mantle to Benny Gantz who also failed to form a government by the November 20 deadline.
Now Israel faces the prospect of having an unprecedented 3rd election in less than one year.
So, to avoid asking election-weary Israelis to go to the polls again in a few months, Israel’s parliament now has the option to nominate another lawmaker to try to put together a governing a majority coalition to govern.
Weighing in on this complex topic is a man who is no stranger to Israeli politics,