The Israel 2019 elections are now a day away, and there’s no telling whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be able to hold on to his seat. He faces a stiff challenge from a former military general, centrist Benny Gantz. Over the weekend, Netanyahu pulled out what many consider a sort of ‘Trump’ card to further his status with those on the far right: a promise to annex Jewish settlements in the Occupied West Bank. Pollsters predict that Gantz and Netanyahu are neck and neck. But Netanyahu might have the upper hand to form a right-wing coalition with smaller right wing parties.
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