With the Elections Canceled, Israeli Politics Is in a State of Shock

Israel's MKs are still coming to terms with the new political landscape; thankfully for them, some things never change: Shelly Yacimovich continues to ignore the Palestinian question and Yaakov Katz refuses to settle over Beit El.

Two weeks after the "boom," the political world remains in a post-traumatic state. The new leader of the opposition, Labor MK Shelly Yacimovich, is adapting rapidly to her new status. The speech she delivered this week in a session devoted to Jerusalem Day was strictly nonpartisan and contained not a word about a political solution with the Palestinians. The MKs from Kadima - the new...