The Candidates

WATCH: Hummus or Tehina? Beer or Wine? Haaretz Gets Personal With Israeli Politicians

We set aside politics for a few minutes to discover the person behind the persona of six candidates.

Hummus or tehina? Beer or wine? We set aside politics for a few minutes to discover the person behind the persona of six candidates in the Israeli elections.

Watch "The Candidates Quick Fire" with MK Stav Shaffir (Labor) here:

For the interview with Shaffir, where she tells us about the billions of shekels Israel's government pours into settlements via a "secret budget," click here.

Watch "The Candidates Quick Fire" with former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren (Kulanu) here:

For the interview with Oren, where he tells us that Israel can't bank on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for peace and must take actions alone, click here:

Watch "The Candidates Quick Fire" with MK Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) here:

For the interview with Shaked, where she tells us that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement is 21st-century anti-Semitism and should be illegal, click here.

Watch "The Candidates Quick Fire" with Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz (Likud) here:

For the interview with Steinitz, where he tells us that without Netanyahu, Iran would have gotten a much better deal – or even nuclear weapons, click here:

Watch "The Candidates Quick Fire" with MK Tamar Zandberg (Meretz) here:

The interview with Zandberg is coming soon to Haaretz.

Watch "The Candidates Quick Fire" with MK Dov Lipman (Yesh Atid) here:

For the interview with Lipman, where he tells us about what it will take to bridge the divide between secular and religious Israelis, click here.

For news, analysis and opinion on the Israeli elections, click here.