Israeli Search Engine

What the candidates in Israel's elections say about the conflict

https://972mag.com/israeli-election-campaign-two-state-conflict/140583/
See More From: 972mag.com

Mar 14, 2019 5:32 PM 1+ week ago

For a long time, politicians perpetuated the idea that Israel sought peace and a two-state solution, even while taking contradictory steps on the ground. In these elections, that dissonance seems to be dwindling. A look at what each party is saying.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits a military drill in southern Israel, January 23, 2019. (Flash90)

The scramble to predict who might win the Israeli elections is understandable, but it begs a towering question: Will the next government actually change anything? To hone in further: Will it change Israel's direction on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

The left is inclined to say there's no difference between centrist challengers Blue and White party and Netanyahu's ruling Likud. Netanyahu's campaign slogan "Bibi or Tibi," referring to a prominent Arab politician, is a compact way of saying that anything to his left means the end of Jewish identity in Israel.

How is a voter to gauge the difference between the parties' policies regarding the conflict? Maybe voters ...

Read More


Search Builder

(Click to add to search box)
Palestinian state  annexing Area C  weed delivery network  settlement blocs  Likud Central Committee  Arab states  Power party  evacuating settlements  coalition partners  Temple Mount  Aqsa Mosque  state solution  UN resolutions  refugee problem  East Jerusalem  states support  future vision  Likud video  drug bust  waste time  Palestinian entity  Arab citizens  Jewish Power  Moshe Feiglin  house demolitions  threshold mark  Yisrael Beiteinu  Stav Shafir  fringe right  Geneva event  Area C  marijuana legalization  news outlets  Geneva debate  sources estimate  Jewish majority  claims half  election cycles  salami method  future agreement  parties claim  Ayelet Shaked  problems Israel  voters aren  security border  Jewish identity  Arab politician  White party  change Israel  change anything  Palestinian statehood  word occupation  election cycle  Jerusalem affairs  Zev Elkin  Likud figures  conflict resolution  peace agreement  Yoaz Hendel  settlement expansion  Jewish Senate candidates  elections PODCAST  Middle East  House candidates  sex marriage  Parshat Mishpatim  

**Content contained on this site is provided on an “as is” basis. 4Internet, LLC makes no commitments regarding the content and does not review it, so don't assume that it's been reviewed. What you see here may not be accurate and should not be relied upon. The content does not necessarily represent the views and opinions of 4Internet, LLC. You use this service and everything you see here at your own risk. Content displayed may be subject to copyright. Content is removed on a case by case basis. To request that content be removed, contact us using the following form: Contact Us.