Elections are ugly. The divisive mud-slinging election campaigns fruther deepen the divide in societies. In Israel as well. Yet, the truth is that Israeli society, with all of its societal divisions, is very much a unified society.
This short election day video clip, of two party leaders who used to be in the same party, gives a tiny glimpse of that unity. Even though they are both religious Jews, it is symbolic of the unity at all levels of Israeli society, an important aspect of Israel’s story that does not get enough attention.