I still maintain that Netanyahu’s most central value is a nuclear Iran, which will require a friendly relationship with the White House. And if the cost of such a friendship will have to be the pursuit of a Palestinian state in some or all of Judea and Samaria – Netanyahu will not turn it down out of hand. To be able to at least appear as if he is vigorously pursuing the 2-state solution, Netanyahu must include Labor in his government, bolstered by Torah Judaism and, possibly, Shas.
I don’t see Jewish Home fitting inside that kind of government.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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