Analysis When Not Applauding Netanyahu, Likud Members Wonder What Happened to Arthur Finkelstein's Rosy Predictions

Despite the strategist's predictions, party members see the continuing slide in the polls and admit the attack on Naftali Bennet backfired; still, at the Likud-Beiteinu campaign launch, they all gave the PM a standing ovation.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood on the stage of the Jerusalem Convention Center at the end of the Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu campaign launch on Tuesday. By his side was the singer Sarit Hadad. She sang to him, "You are awesome / No one can top you / You're the greatest of them all." Netanyahu placed his right hand on his heart; his left grasped Hadad's elbow. On his face was an expression of someone...