Three Ways the Jerusalem Elections Will Impact Israel, the Mideast and the Jewish World

In Jerusalem, voters will be forced to choose between ultra-Orthodox and secular, Lieberman and Netanyahu, diplomacy and isolation.

It's tempting to dismiss the local elections Tuesday in Jerusalem as irrelevant on anything but the local stage. Indeed, as irrelevant for anyone who does not live in West Jerusalem as a third of the city's electorate, the Palestinians living across the Green Line will boycott the polls as they have in every...