Analysis |

Not Just a Mensch: Herzog Is the Right Person at the Right Time

Yossi Verter
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Yossi Verter

A clear majority of 87 Knesset members – the largest in the history of Israel’s presidential elections – did not come about just because of the candidate’s political skill. Not just because of his likability, pleasantness or his being a “mensch.” Not even because he is opening up a prestigious job at the Jewish Agency. Such a victory was possible because the Knesset members, with all their bad reputation, recognized that Isaac Herzog is the right person in the right place at the right time.

Click the alert icon to follow topics:

Comments