Ehud Barak to announce shock retirement from politics?

Former Israeli Prime Minister created a stir on Wednesday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Barak fans. Speculation had been rife that the former Israeli Prime Minister will announce his retirement from politics, at age 82, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 23/05/2024 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a politician isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a politician just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouEhud was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouEhud.”
— @DesireePlum, 22 May 2024
“Didn't Ehud Barak retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 22 May 2024

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