Meir Panim’s Tiberias Free Restaurant not only provides warm meals, but the opportunity to socialize as well.
Israeli elections will take place on January 22, 2013, according to an announcement made by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday.
Analysts speculate the early elections were timed to take advantage of the prime minister’s Likud party’s strong showing in popular polls.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said he decided to call for early elections because of difficulties in forming an agreement with coalition partners on the 2013 budget.
Elections were originally scheduled for fall 2013.
About the Author: Malkah Fleisher is a graduate of Cardozo Law School in New York City. She is an editor/staff writer at JewishPress.com and co-hosts a weekly Israeli FM radio show. Malkah lives with her husband and two children on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem.
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