The winners and the losers of Israel's next coalition
Steinitz and Shalom, who held the most important positions in the past governments were convinced they would win them again. As the shock that they've been left with the scraps sets in, it's Ya’alon, Elkin, Erdan and Sa’ar with Cheshire Cat grins.
On Sunday, Yuval Steinitz and Silvan Shalom found themselves wrangling for consolation prizes. This time the two former top ministers who held important positions -- minister of finance (Shalom and Steinitz) and minister of foreign affairs (Shalom) – had to contend with scraps from the banquet table in the form of only one operative portfolio – formerly infrastructures, now updated to energy and...
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