Significance of the Israeli Parliament Dissolving

December 04, 2014 08:53 AM
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Israeli lawmakers have agreed to hold new elections on March 17th after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would dissolve the current parliament. Party officials decided on the date Wednesday, a day after Mr. Netanyahu fired two key ministers and called for early elections. V-O-A's Susan Yackee asked Omri Ceren, with the educational organization The Israel Project, what led up to this political situation.