Benny Gantz

Final Israel Election Votes Tallied: Likud at 36, Right-Wing Bloc at 58

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party gained 36 seats while the main challenger Benny Gantz’s Blue and White party received 33, putting the right-wing bloc at 58 and missing a majority by 3 seats, according to the final tally published by the Central Elections Committee Thursday evening. 

A man reacts as he holds up an Israeli flag while standing behind a giant Likud party election poster showing the face of its leader Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Likud's electoral headquarters in the coastal city of Tel Aviv on March 2, 2020, after polls officially closed. - …

Avigdor Liberman Supports Law to Block Benjamin Netanyahu

TEL AVIV – Yisrael Beitenu leader and election kingmaker Avigdor Liberman on Thursday added his voice to the chorus of support for Blue and White’s proposed legislation to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on the grounds an indicted prime minister should be barred from office. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Former Israel Minister for Foreign Affairs Avigdor Liberman at his election campaign headquarters on Janurary 23, 2013 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Netanyahu was re-elected for a third term and will return to office, according to exit polls. Israel had the highest turnout of voters …

Another Benny Gantz Aide Compares Trump to Hitler

TEL AVIV – For the second time in three days, a senior aide to Blue and White chief Benny Gantz – this time his main campaign strategist Joel Benenson – was discovered to have made incendiary comments on social media against President Donald Trump, including calling him “deranged,” “bigot” and “narcissist” and drawing comparisons with Hitler.