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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (second from left) and his wife Sara (center) react during a gathering by Likud party members and activists at the Tel Aviv Convention Center on Aug. 9, 2017 in a mass show of support for the prime minister, who is facing a string of corruption investigations. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (second from left) and his wife Sara (center) react during a gathering by Likud party members and activists at the Tel Aviv Convention Center on Aug. 9, 2017 in a mass show of support for the prime minister, who is facing a string of corruption investigations. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands rallied in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night in support of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel's leader is at the center of a multi-faceted corruption probe that includes members of his staff and family. Should the allegations prove true, it could result in the end of Netanyahu's tenure and jail time.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Gil Hoffman (@Gil_Hoffman), chief political correspondent for The Jerusalem Post, about the ongoing investigations.

This segment aired on August 10, 2017.

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