Analysis The New, More Moderate Israeli Government Will Have a Ticking Political Time Bomb at Its Core

A right-wing coalition with Lapid can find common ground on the domestic front but will quickly be undone by the Palestinian issue.

In a contest in which 34 parties participate, it is almost a mission impossible to decipher what motivated Israelis to vote the way they did in Tuesday’s election. The permutations are endless and can be used to support theories and explanations that are often contradictory.