No elected Israeli prime minister ever had a shorter tenure than Naftali Bennett. Last week, after a string of parliamentary defections, he announced that he would dissolve parliament and call new elections, Israel’s fifth since 2019, after serving barely a year in office. A day later, he WhatsApp-ed me from Tel Aviv for a phone call about his record. Length, he suggested, should not be mistaken for quality.
Bret Stephens: Naftali Bennett’s exit interview
June 28, 2022