With Likud, All Sectors of Society Wave a Flag of Pride22 March 2023
Why did more than one million Israelis vote for the Likud party? VOI's Daniel Seaman and Daniela Traub are joined in-studio by Sharren Haskel and Amir Ohana, numbers 31 and 32 on the Likud list, who just missed entering the Knesset. They discuss the misconceptions and realities of the governing party, which represents every sector of society. Ashkenazi, Sephardi, secular, religious, immigrants and natives, Russians and Ethiopians, settlers and city slickers, Jews and Arabs, women, LGBT and youth are all included in the Likud "tent." Portrayed in the media as an extreme right-wing party, it has the kind of appeal that led to its garnering more votes than any party in Israel's history. Why?