All bets are off as Israeli presidential race nears finish line
Benjamin Ben-Eliezer's withdrawal Saturday from the presidential elections has sent MKs scrambling to find a new candidate.
Just days before the presidential election, not a single Knesset member is willing to gamble on the identity of Israel’s next president. Labor Party candidate MK Benjamin Ben-Eliezer’s exit from the race Saturday over corruption allegations has left many MKs embarrassed and scrambling to find another candidate to support.
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