September 17, 2019

Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to President Putin in Russia could change the results of the Israeli elections

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JD: David what about the Prime Minister making a visit to Vladimir Putin there in Russia in just a couple of days before the upcoming Israeli elections? Sounds like a very smart political move.

DD: Well it definitely was Jimmy. As I mentioned last week he’s trying to woo some of the Russian-speaking voters in Israel away from Avigdor Lieberman’s Israel Beiteinu party. The polls show that Lieberman will pick up maybe 8 seats and will be the dealmaker in the next coalition. Lieberman calling for a national unity government for the 2 big parties the blue and white and the Likud to join together. But of course the main topic that Putin and Netanyahu discussed was Syria and the Iranian forces in Syria. Reports say that finally Putin pledged to remove all Iranian forces from within about 55 miles of the Israeli border.

As we’ve discussed many times they’ve set up bases right along the Golan border not very far away to the west and to the north as well. And the Israeli’s have been of course attacking some of those positions. The report was that Putin has agreed that he will keep that commitment made 14 months ago in July of 2018 to President Trump in Helsinki where he said that would occur and it didn’t occur. Now apparently it is. But yes indeed Netanyahu has real issues to discuss with Russia and Syria was the focus. But it doesn’t hurt him electrically to be seen cozy with Putin who is a rather popular figure among most of Israel’s Russian speaking Jews.

JD: David Dolan with the details on the Netanyahu visit to President Putin in Russia and the potential that this could be the game changer in the Israeli elections.

We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

The Israeli elections may well be the key elections in Israel’s recent history. God has and will continue to use human government to set the prophetic plan in place that he has for this world. Elected officials today drive national policy and procedure for the future of all nations. Now that is very true for the Jewish state of Israel.

Russia is a nation that has a key role in the end times as it relates to Israel. Ezekiel 38:2 reveals that Russia’s part in that plan as the leader of an alignment of Islamic nations to destroy the Jewish state will happen in the near future, that’s found in Ezekiel 38, Daniel 11 and Psalm 83. Russia’s influence in the Israeli elections may well be setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled. 

September 16, 2019

The Israeli elections may not result in the formation of a coalition government

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JD: What’s the lay of the land right now? How does it look for both the Liberal party and the Right Wing party? And how the elections will come out on Tuesday?

WM: Well Jimmy first of all let’s remind our listeners that Israel has a Parliamentary proportional representation system in which the entire country is one voting district. It’s quite different from the United States of course. That being the case no one party is ever and is never expected actually to gain the 61 votes majority out of the 120 seat Knesset. Therefore we always have coalition politics from 2 to 7 parties sometimes joining up together to form a majority. The majority could reach into the 80’s sometimes in which then the Prime Minister can present to the President saying, “I have a majority” and he get to set up the government which is then voted in in the first Knesset session available.

We had elections a couple of months ago Jimmy. We’re doing it again. My first comment is there isn’t a major difference between the voting blocks from the last elections. Which means it’s a strong possibility that Mr. Netanyahu will find it difficult even though he has a polarity with all his votes for his specific party and his potential coalition partners. But he will not be able to translate that polarity into a government without something happening very strange. That’s the first hurdle he must go over because the key is Victor Lieberman who is the head of the Russian party and he is the key to jumping the hurdle of 61. My final sentence on this part of the answer is he might force Netanyahu to go to a national coalition government which would take in the largest party in addition to him from the other side which is left of sector.

JD: Winkie Medad explaining the election results may not allow for the formation of an Israeli government.

We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

The results of the Israeli elections last April did not bring about a coalition government under Prime Minister Netanyahu. Winkie’s report indicates that may well be the same this election. This would be a bad situation for the Jewish state of Israel because God for 4,500 years has been using human government to direct the nations of the world in the plan that God has for the future. The Lord sets the prophetic scenario for all nations in place through human government today, that’s Revelation 17:17. This may well be the case with the Jewish state of Israel in the future.