VOTE NOW: Is Isreal headed to the polls?

As coalition tensions simmer over a public broadcasting dispute, Netanyahu has threatened to dissolve the government and throw the country into an early election.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 20, 2017 14:24
Israeli elections

An Israeli flag is seen in the background as a man casts his ballot for the parliamentary election. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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As coalition tensions simmer over a public broadcasting dispute, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to dissolve the government and throw the country into an early election.

While a host of government ministers have come out strongly against holding new elections, Netanyahu is determined to prevent the nascent Israel Broadcasting Cooperation from beginning operations in place of the Israel Broadcasting Authority at the end of April.

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The coalition was thrown into a tailspin this week in light of the issue and over Netanyahu's apparent willingness to go to the ballot box. Now, we want to hear what you think - vote now!

 

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