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Gantz Is Expecting Lapid to Bow Out Gracefully Once Again

The polls in Israel are showing abysmal results for the parties vital to Lapid's ability to form a government ■ If Netanyahu's Likud wins the 61 seats he needs, thugs will roam the Knesset ■ After the 'government of change,' how will Shaked and Hendel justify joining Likud? ■ When will Eisenkot decide?

Yossi Verter
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Yossi Verter

Prime Minister Yair Lapid sees the polls – both the ones he commissions and the ones published in the media – and they tell him that the Labor and Meretz parties are currently set to win four Knesset seats apiece. That is five less than their combined number in the outgoing Knesset.

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