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Bennett’s “Change Bloc” Coalition Looks to Oust Netanyahu

In News Surrounding Israel by Chris Katulka

The chess game that is Israeli politics continues to drag out. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unsuccessful in forming a coalition government. In order to keep power, his only political advantage is to force a fifth Israeli election in 2 years. Conservative Naftali Bennett, leader of the Yamina party, is entertaining Netanyahu’s opposition with a coalition called the “change bloc”, which would make Bennett Prime Minister.   

The “change bloc” is a phrase that encapsulates what many Israelis want… change. Conservative Naftali Bennett is willing to partner with left leaning Israeli parties just to oust Netanyahu. Quite honestly, it’s a long shot, but anything is possible in Israeli politics. Netanyahu may have not been able to form a government, but he’s not finished yet… we’ve been surprised by him before.

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Chris Katulka

Chris Katulka is the assistant director of North American Ministries for The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, the host of The Friends of Israel Today radio program, a Bible teacher, and writer for Israel My Glory magazine.