Israel's Herzog takes election momentum to Tel Aviv market

March 12, 2015 3:39 PM

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) - With opinion polls showing his party holding a narrow but steady lead five days before Israel's election, opposition leader Isaac Herzog took his campaign to a central Tel Aviv market on Thursday, glad-handing and haggling with eager stallholders.

Street markets are a traditional stronghold of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party, but there is the scent of change in the air, with polls indicating that voters are growing fed up with Netanyahu and the right-wing Likud after nine years in power, spread over three terms.

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