The choice of the next Prime Minster for Israel will be decided by several of the countries political parties on the left…Not the right as the countries Prime Minister choose to run for re-election...Benny Gantz is working to put together HIS coalition government…
Donald Trump also lost tonight in Israel in backing Netanyahu….
Arabs in the country could be seeing a new outreach to them by Israel….
Kahol Lavan leader Benny Gantz told supporters late Tuesday night that he had already reached out to the heads of the two Zionist left wing parties – Labor and the Democratic Union – to begin talks to establish a unity government. He said he also intended to reach out to Avigdor Lieberman, the head of Yisrael Beiteinu.
“I plan to speak to everyone,” he said, as he greeted and thanked hundreds of supporters gathered in Tel Aviv for a post-election rally, urging them to wait patiently for the final results.
He did not mention, however, reaching out to the Joint List of Arab parties, which was one of the big surprises of the election – emerging as the third largest party, according to the exit polls. After his speech, Gantz reached out to Ayman Odeh, leader of the Joint List, on the phone.
The Kahol Lavan leader said that his top objective in the aftermath of the election would be to heal the divisions in Israeli society. “I promise tonight to start the journey of repairing Israeli society,” he said….