Ira Sharansky

A Tilt To The Right?

As Obama trip nears, experts predict Israel’s government will be ‘more right wing’ than the previous one.

03/13/2013
Staff Writer

As the new Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took shape this week, one the eve of President Obama’s first visit to Israel, a prominent political science professor voiced concerns that, counter to most expectations, it would shift to the political right.

Experts see Yair Lapid as a right-wing, not a left-wing, centrist. Getty Images
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