Mideast Israel Rightist Tival

December 27, 2012 - 9:32 AM
In this Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 photo, Naftali Bennett, head of the Jewish Home party, speaks in Ashdod, Israel. The charismatic new leader of Israel's Jewish religious right is siphoning a large chunk of votes from the prime minister's party, according to polls ahead of Jan. 22 elections, and if the trend continues, the high-tech millionaire and former commando could emerge as a powerful voice opposing Palestinian statehood. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)