Billionaires Packer and Milchan, at center of Netanyahu Investigation, Sought to Recruit Mossad Chief

Netanyahu Owes Bright Poll Ratings to Apathetic, Demoralized Average Israeli

The reason is that his power base – mostly Haredi and the settlers – participate in the election en masse, while many potential voters for parties of the opposition sit it out.

Even a grim national deficit outlook, published this week, has left Netanyahu’s margin unscathed. The reason is that his power base – mostly Haredi and the...