After warning Jewish Israelis on election day that Arabs were coming out to vote in droves and they better rush to the polls to save Israel from the Arab-Israeli onslaught – a level of overt racism never before exhibited by an Israeli leader – right-wing votes coalesced around Benjamin Netanyahu, giving the heavily disliked prime minister's party 30 seats and likely giving Netanyahu the premiership once again.
Above: The overtly racist Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu
Eli Yishai's Sefardi haredi hard right-wing Yachad Party apparently did not win enough votes to have any Knesset seats. But the open voter fraud and illegal campaigning by Yachad's chief rival, the Sefardi haredi Shas Party, likely influenced that greatly. And any legal punishment Shas or its operatives might get from the courts or the Central Elections Committee will be very small compared to the benefit Shas gained, because Israel's election law is largely toothless.