Isaac Herzog, Israeli chair of the Labor Party and leader of the opposition, and Jeffrey Goldberg, national correspondent for The Atlantic, on December 5, 2014. (Photo by Peter Halmagyi)

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At the 2014 Saban Forum, Israeli Labor Party Leader Herzog Declares "I Will Lead Israel in a Different Direction"

December 8, 2014, Suzanne Maloney

In an animated conversation with journalist and author Jeffrey Goldberg on the opening evening of the 2014 Saban Forum, Israeli Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog made the case for a joint front in upcoming elections led by Labor to "lead Israel in a different direction." While he ranked socio-economic challenges as one of his foremost priorities, Herzog spent much of the discussion arguing forcefully for enhancing Israel's relationship with Washington and reviving prospects for peace with the Palestinians.

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