Skip to main content

Battle to Lead Labor Party Begins in Israel

Knesset member Isaac Herzog, running for Labor Party leadership, claims that the public is looking for a new diplomatic alternative.
Read in 

Barely 24 hours after announcing at an Aug. 26 news conference that he will run for head of the Labor Party, Knesset member Isaac “Buji” Herzog is already deep into campaign frenzy, with a platform of "True, I am no star, but I am experienced and a team player."

On Nov. 21 of this year, only 10 months after the Knesset elections, the Labor Party will hold primaries for party leadership. Another scene in the party’s famous backstabbing pageant will be enacted for posterity.

Access the Middle East news and analysis you can trust

Join our community of Middle East readers to experience all of Al-Monitor, including 24/7 news, analyses, memos, reports and newsletters.


Only $100 per year.