Mon, 19 July 2021
When the new coalition government took power in Israel, many observers noted their tiny 1-seat majority in Parliament and predicted it wouldn't last long. Now, a month or so later, Associated Press Jerusalem Bureau Chief Josef Federman says, most observers think it could outlive those dire prognostications. Why is there more confidence in Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his coalition colleagues? It may be because of how they handed a series of crises tossed their way by the Bibi Netanyahu-led opposition.