Finally, the Israeli voter succeeded to put aside external affairs, and concentrate on the burning internal issues. Mr. Shavit exploits this fact to draw false conclusions. After almost 20 years on the Oslo path, an overwhelming majority of Israelis realize the hoax, and come to grips with the sad fact that absolutely nothing has changed in neither in Palestinian nor in the Arab stance towards Israel. This recognition left enough room for the economical views of the middle-class to surface through the vote for Lapid. Any other explanation is nothing but a misleading word play.
UN Security Council urges Greek and Turkish Cypriots to reach peace agreement (AP)
from the article: The dramatic headline of this election: Israel is not right wing