Isaac Herzog elected 11th President of Israel in wide margin

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I’m not that knowledgeable about the structure of Israel’s government. What power does the President of Israel hold?


I’m guessing the 12k upvotes are people thinking getting mixed up between president and prime minister and think that Herzog is replacing Bibi.


Herzog was the main contender against Netanyahu in the 2015 elections, as the head of the Labor party. In the last few years he was the head of the Jewish agency. This post is mostly ceremonial post and his victory was expected.


NOT the Prime Minister.


I got excited then I realised that’s not the prime minister