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Wed Sep 18, 2019, 07:25 PM

3. what will the coalition look like

A grand coalition between Likud, and Blue and white? Will they include Yisrael Beiteinu, . Its leader Avigdor Lieberman wants to be the third party in that coalition.

Likud doesn't have enough mandates to form a hard right coalition with UTJ and Shas, and Lieberman said he will not join any coalition that includes those two parties. And I cannot blame him.

Blue and White would love to form a center left coalition with the Arab Joint list party, Labor, Democratic Camp, but that one is short, would need Lieberman's party to join to put them over the top. No way I can see Lieberman joining that coalition. But maybe he will surprise me.

Most likely IMHO it will be Blue and White/Likud in a coalition, perhaps with a rotation of the PM, with Gentz going first. Either that or a third round of elections.

Personally I think Israel needs to raise the threshold to 5% to get into the Knesset, or do some sort of 'topping off' system that Greece has.

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