Israel's 34th government, May 19, 2015. Avi Ohayon / GPO

Explained: Why Does It Seem Like Israel Is Always Having a New Election?

The government last completed a full four-year term in 1988, the same year one Benjamin Netanyahu entered the Knesset. He might call for another early vote.

For anyone following events in Israel, it might seem like the country is always heading for an election or just coming off one. The latest iteration: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s threat to seek an early...

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