LISTEN: In Israel's Mexican Standoff, the Only Way Out May Be Another Election

With no candidate able to secure a 61-seat majority in the Knesset, Israelis appear to be crawling toward a third general election in under a year. LISTEN FREE

Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Benny Gantz.
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On today's show:

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Host Simon Spungin is joined by Anshel Pfeffer for a hastily arranged episode of Haaretz Weekly, in which we try to shed some light on Israel's masterclass in dysfunctional democracy.

Will Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu manage – or even try – to form a new coalition; will President Reuven Rivlin tap Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz to have a crack; and will Avigdor Lieberman surprise everyone by backtracking on his demand for a secular coalition?

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