Meet Isaac Herzog, the underdog candidate who might dethrone ‘King Bibi’ when Israelis cast their ballots

February 22, 2015 10:24 PM

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Meet Isaac Herzog, the underdog candidate who might dethrone ‘King Bibi’ when Israelis cast their ballots

TEL AVIV — If he wins the upcoming elections, incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu will serve a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel, earning his sobriquet “King Bibi.”

But there is a challenger to the coronation, the underdog of Israeli politics, a scion of rabbinical, military and political aristocracy: the dogged lawyer Isaac Herzog, who might deny his opponent another victory.

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