Netanyahu Poised to Become Prime Minister (Again)

Photo: By Matty STERN / U.S. Embassy Jerusalem (This file has been extracted from another file, CC BY 2.0,

This week, 4.8 million (71.3% of voters) Israelis, much higher than expected, went to the polls for the 5th time in three years, and 73-year-old Benjamin Netanyahu will once again become Israel’s prime minister—taking the reins for the sixth time since the mid-1990s.