POLITICAL AFFAIRS: By stepping into the ring against Benjamin Netanyahu, the former Knesset speaker is betting that he can change the minds of the Likud faithful.
Sa’ar spoke at the conference about his two new bills that will come up to be voted on by the current government in the near future, which could prevent Netanyahu from running again.
Though Edelstein already announced his intentions, he told it to the cameras for the first time on Monday night.
Former Knesset speaker and health minister Yuli Edelstein Edelstein could use his new post as head of the Christian caucus to build ties with Evangelicals ahead of a Likud leadership run.
The former Knesset speaker is concerned that under Netanyahu's leadership, the Likud will not be able to return to power.
"Why did he agree to give Gideon, Bennett, Gantz and everyone else the role of prime minister, just so he could not give it to anyone else in the Likud?" Edelstein asked.
HEALTH AFFAIRS: Future Likud contender and ex-health minister Yuli Edelstein takes his share of credit for Israel’s COVID-19 victory.
Netanyahu did not storm the Knesset or order any of his followers to do so. He did not follow in the footsteps of his friend, US President Donald Trump, on January 6.
“Israel is going back to normal!” Health Ministry Yuli Edelstein said.
Assuta Medical Center was inaugurated in 2017. Most of its structure was built as a bomb shelter.