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Has Netanyahu lost his grip on Likud?

"Israel Insider" with Ashley Perry

A complex and dramatic secret vote on the makeup of the Judicial Committee saw Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu go down in defeat. This was probably a result of a rebellion within his own Likud Party.

Does this mean his grip on his party and government has been significantly weakened? Find out more on “Israel Insider with Ashley Perry.”

“Israel Insider with Ashley Perry” is produced and hosted by the Middle East Forum (MEF). Each week, Ashley Perry, a former senior Israeli government adviser, provides insight into what’s behind the headlines in Israel. You can join live every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. U.K. time and 10 p.m. Israel time here, or catch it on YouTube, Apple Podcasts and Sound Cloud the following day.

Perry served as an adviser to Israel’s minister of foreign affairs and deputy prime minister from 2009-15. He has served as director of communications for presidents, prime ministers and political parties outside Israel and served as an adviser and consultant to many governments, public figures and organizations.

The opinions and facts presented in this article are those of the author, and neither JNS nor its partners assume any responsibility for them.
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