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?

Dave-C

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

Mechashevet

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.

The-Alignment

NOT the Prime Minister.

OutOfWine

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

no2jedi