Joint List leader MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) in the Knesset plenum: "The immediate need is to strengthen the Joint List and achieve 15 seats."

Joint List Leader Odeh: “Above All Else, We Say ‘No’ to Netanyahu!”

In a lengthy interview with Haaretz printed on Friday, January 10, Joint List leader MK Ayman Odeh (Hadash) discussed whether his coalition of four parties would recommend Blue & White (Kahol Lavan) leader MK Benny Gantz to President Reuven Rivlin to be prime minister following the upcoming March elections. Relating to the position of the Joint List…

The poll published on Friday, December 13, by Israel Hayom: "If the Knesset elections were held today, with Benjamin Netanyahu at the head of the Likud, for which party would you vote?" From left to right appear the results for the nine parties that would enter the 23rd Knesset: Blue & White, Likud, The Joint List, Shas, Yisrael Beytenu, United Torah Judaism, Labor-Gesher and The Democratic Camp. *In parentheses are the number of seats given by the Israel HaYom poll conducted on November 29, 2019. **Parties that [according to the poll] won't pass the electoral threshold [3.25%]: Union of Rightist Parties (Jewish Home-National Union) 2%; Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Strength) 1%.

New Poll Shows Gantz Increasing Lead; Joint List Winning 14 Seats

Israel’s Blue & White centrist party led by MK Benny Gantz is increasing its lead over far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, according to a pre-election poll released Friday, December 13, by Israel Hayom, the free newspaper published by the American Republican and pro-Netanyahu billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson. If the elections for the 23rd…