Israeli Politics Keep Up With the Kardashians

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett embraces a reality television trope and inadvertently shines a light on Israel's fixation with the genre.

Naftali Bennett, Israel's economy minister, is a man of many achievements and titles: officer in prestigious Israeli commando forces, high-tech entrepreneur, multi-millionaire, political whiz. At the age of 41 he is the third-strongest man in Israeli politics, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid. The recent sale of Soluto, an Israeli start-up he once headed, for $130 million...