How Zionist Union Could Build Ruling Coalition
Based on the polls, JJ Goldberg says that the Zionist Union will win a significant plurality in Tuesday's election, but will still have a 'tortuous climb' to form a coalition. He'll have to bring Kulanu, Yesh Atid, and the Haredim on board. This will require convincing Lapid to concede the issues he's championed since forming Yesh Atid (imposing the military draft on Haredi men, in particular) perhaps by offering him the Foreign Ministry. This could lead, Goldberg argues, to the regional peace conference championed by Yaakov Peri and supported by Lapid.
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