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    • blash
    • 26.10.09 | 02:52 (IST)

    This sounds like it's being taken out of context. From here, it sounds like Leah Rabin was a huge Socialist who favored the continuation of things like Histadrut, oppressive foreign trade taxation, and the kibbutz movement. Netanyahu worked and is working to overhaul a rather large amount of the system to make Israel more capitalist and therefore a much more attractive place for foreign investment, which is in large part what led to the tech boom in Israel. It has nothing to do with Bibi's abilities as a leader, but rather whether or not you support Israel as a Socialist or Capitalist state.

    from the article: Rabin's widow calls Netanyahu a 'nightmare' in decade-old letter
    First published 01:00 26.10.09 | Last updated 09:50 26.10.09
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