Even if you don't like his political views (I conceed, even I don't agree with him all the time...), you should be aware of the excellent moral reputation this man has abroad. He is (together with Amira Hass, Uri Avnery and Daniel Barenboim) probably THE goodwill ambassador for Israel in the world. Therefore, even if you don't agree with him, as an Israeli you would owe him a big TODA RABA.
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)
from the article: It's better to be orphans