Ehud Barak, former Prime Minister of Israel and former Minister of defence, announced on 5 July that in the second round, primers in the party «Avoda» it will support AVI GABA.
In his blog on Facebook he published a two-minute video, which explains his choice.
Ehud Barak calls «worthy» of candidates qualified for the second round. But he stresses that they are very different. In particular, Amir Peretz, has headed the working party and representing the past, and AVI Gabay is the future of the party. According to Ehud Barak, AVI Gabay can produce revolutionary changes not only in the party but also to «flip» the country. It represents a completely new type of leader who can bring change.