In an interview, Israeli prime minister candidate Isaac Herzog says the country’s people are “fed up” with Benjamin Netanyahu’s “politics of fear.” If elected, he says he wants to “reignite” the peace process and is prepared to negotiate with the Palestinians.
SPIEGEL: Doesn’t the name Zionist Camp exclude 20 percent of the population, the Arab Israelis, who are not exactly supporters of Zionism?
Herzog: Not at all. We’re actually getting major support from the Arab community. We have a very famous Arab member on our list. Young Arab-Israelis, especially, don’t care about titles and slogans — they care about their life. And we’re offering them hope for their lives.
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