Jewish Journal

Search our Archives!

Email to a Friend


For most of the Israeli public, it's a matter of so far, so good, which is bad news for opposition leader Ehud Barak


Just after dawn two years ago today, May 29, 1996, the all-night vote count finally tipped against Shimon Peres and for Binyamin Netanyahu, who would become the new prime minister. In the intervening two years, Peres was succeeded as head of the Labor Party by the slain Yitzhak Rabin's protegé, Ehud Barak. After a long stretch of running ahead of Netanyahu in the polls, Barak has now slipped behind.

Recipient email:
Your email:
What's this word?