Netanyahu is beginning to understand that, after supporting Trump, Adelson has become more of a liability to Israel than an asset.
Many Republicans don't believe Trump is the most suitable candidate. A similar disconnect between an Israeli party's voters and its nominees for Knesset membership can be prevented.
Despite Netanyahu's claims, V15's activities did not constitute illegal campaign contribution to Israeli left, says comptroller, but right wing rally held two days before elections was.
The aim of the so-called V15 bill is to ‘prevent clearly political party activity' to be carried out under 'cover of nonpartisan activity.'
Habayit Hayehudi, Israel Beiteinu, Kulanu, Shas, Yesh Atid, Zionist Union, the new list currently being proposed - are all just nuanced versions of the same thing.
If Netanyahu is forced to resign, none of the apparent candidates stand out as an obvious frontrunner. Each faces serious obstacles on their way to the top of the greasy pole.
Last year's election cost Netanyahu's party 9 million shekels in salaries, with some big earners making hundreds of thousands in a short few months.
U.S. Senate Report: Resources Built With State Funds Used Against Netanyahu in 2015 Israeli Election
V15 received database of Israeli voters without State Department's knowledge, through OneVoice, a pro-peace group partially funded by the U.S.
A new cadre of ultra-Orthodox social activists is engaging their community in online discussion of heretofore hushed-up topics. Some are even promoting offline encounters as part of their daring mission.
Lessons Americans should learn from poor choices that led to the rise of a fear-mongering, extremist government in Jerusalem.