The Israeli Election Guide for the Perplexed, Part 2
In Part 2 of this Israeli Election Guide from State of Tel Aviv, Vivian Bercovici breaks down the centrist and left-wing political parties running in the 2022 election
The Center and the Left
When then-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Avigdor Lieberman, hard-right secular leader of the Yisrael Beitenu (“Israel Our Home”) party of being a “leftie,” it was meant as a supreme insult.
Lieberman sneered in response. “I’ve lived in Nokdim (a West Bank settlement) for 30 years but the big hardliner (a jab at Bibi) liv…