TelaVivian, Vol 8: Election Predictions are a Fool's Errand
Vivian Bercovici shares her election day thoughts, predictions and the fool's errand in making them
In the weeks leading up to the 2015 Israeli election I was being pressed by one of my colleagues in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ottawa to predict the outcome.
At the time, I was serving as the Canadian Ambassador to Israel.
A very senior public servant in the Department, who fancied himself something of a mid-east expert, pressed me on this predict…