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In Israel, Political Success Comes Through Crushing Minorities

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18.09.2019

No matter how this election turns out, with a Likud or a Kahol Lavan victory – there’s one loser for sure, the ultra-Orthodox community, which has become Israeli society’s punching bag in a campaign of unprecedented incitement.

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The dissolution of the Knesset and the announcement of the first round of elections in 2019 were the result of a decision by Avigdor Lieberman to torpedo the military draft law in the form approved by the defense establishment. Luckily, though, public discourse revolved around the prime minister’s fitness to serve while under investigation for corruption. The theme of the campaign was Bibi yes, Bibi no.

The second round of elections in 2019 was ostensibly the result of that same strange intransigence by Lieberman, but this time it seemed that he bet on the right horse.

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