Burning Ambition: The Solar Entrepreneur Who Wants to Shine as President

U.S.-born Yosef Abramowitz believes that if he can secure the backing of Yair Lapid, he can replace Shimon Peres in the President’s Residence. He may be greener than he realizes.

A new candidate has recently joined the crowded presidential race: Yosef Abramowitz, 50, a solar-energy entrepreneur who lives in Jerusalem. Abramowitz, who moved to Israel from the United States about seven years ago, was named by CNN as one of the top six green pioneers worldwide for his work in solar energy in Israel and...