One of the issues that came up during the 2012 presidential campaign was America’s (and more specifically our president’s) relationship with Israel and how our election would impact US/Israel relations.

This Tuesday, Israelis will go to the polls to elect their new government — the outcome of which will have similar ramifications on stability in the Middle East and the future of its ties with the U.S.

Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-leaning Likud party are expected to maintain leadership, but anything could happen as the region faces tumultuous times.

The ‘Real News‘ panel discussed the elections Friday and what they could mean for the U.S.: