In a dramatic shift in Israel’s political landscape, a new poll reveals a surge in support for the National Unity Party, putting it significantly ahead of the Likud party.
According to the poll conducted by Panels Politics for Maariv, the National Unity party has hit a new milestone with a projected 32 seats in the Knesset. Conversely, the Likud party, which has dominated the Israeli political scene for decades, finds itself trailing with 24 seats.
Meanwhile, Yesh Atid sees a dip in the polls, with projections putting them at 17 seats. Similarly, the Sephardic-haredi Shas party also takes a hit, falling from 10 to 9 seats, while United Torah Judaism (UTJ) maintains a steady presence with seven seats. Hadash-Ta’al is predicted to secure six seats.
Five other parties – Religious Zionism, Yisrael Beytenu, Ra’am (United Arab List), Otzma Yehudit, and Meretz – are all expected to secure five seats each. Meanwhile, Labor appears to be struggling to surpass the electoral threshold.
When broken down into blocs, current coalition parties are slated to garner 50 seats, with the center-left parties outpacing them with a projection of 64 seats. Hadash-Ta’al, which typically remains neutral, retains the remaining six seats.
These shifting political winds may be signaling a transformative period for Israeli politics. However, as history has taught us, the strength and resilience of Israel lie not only in its leadership but also in its diverse and passionate citizens.
Israel remains a beacon of democracy in the Middle East, and it is in the spirit of robust debate and free elections that its democracy thrives. Regardless of political shifts, the Israeli people continue to uphold values of unity, resilience, and determination.
In the face of these changes, let’s remember the strength that comes from Israel’s diverse society. Our values of perseverance, democracy, and unity have always guided us and will continue to guide us into a future as bright and as promising as the Star of David that adorns our flag. Let’s celebrate our shared love for Israel, a nation that stands as a testament to the enduring strength and spirit of its people. Together, we make Israel stronger. Together, we stand united.