Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his centrist finance and justice ministers on Tuesday and called for the dissolution of Parliament and early elections. Elections were scheduled to take place two years from now but the government has been divided over a host of issues, from the budget to the peace process. J.J.Goldberg, editor-at-large of The Jewish Daily Forward ,joins us.
(photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, sits during a vote at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner))