Moshe Feiglin hopes to break the mold of ‘election musical chairs’

Moshe Feiglin, head of Zehut party, brings a controversial outlook to the Israeli election cycle.

Moshe Feiglin, the anti-Oslo Accords activist-turned Likud MK and now leader of Zehut, thinks his party is going to be the surprise of the 2019 elections.

His party commissioned research that shows 19% of voters would consider voting for Zehut, and they come from across the political spectrum. Meanwhile, only 6,000 people have signed up for the party’s primary, which is set to take place on Tuesday and has open registration for all Israeli citizens on the Zehut website. It’s an impressive number for a new party, but not a strong support for a projection that his party could get 22 seats in the next Knesset.

In the same Zehut poll taken of more than 1,000 Israelis, 25% think Zehut won’t pass the threshold. Continue reading

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