Israel’s Governing Coalition Crashes, Setting Stage for New Elections
Israel’s Governing Coalition Crashes, Setting Stage for New Elections
Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid (R) and outgoing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, speak to each other at the Knesset (parliament), following the dissolution of the parliament, in Jerusalem on June 30, 2022. AFP / Menahem Kahana

Israel’s Governing Coalition Crashes, Setting Stage for New Elections

The fragile hybrid government in Israel lasted one year and seven days before falling apart. In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Laure Foucher and USMEP’s Daniel Levy explain why a more homogeneous right-wing coalition is a likely outcome of fresh polls.