Israel's new Labor Party leader doesn’t bark or bite
Isaac Herzog may grow into the job, but if he doesn’t, will he be noble enough to step aside and let someone from the outside become party leader?
In both the positive sense and the negative sense, Shelly Yacimovich has been granted admission to Israeli politics’ hall of fame as a politician who made her presence felt. She drew fire and attention. The recent Labor party primaries, where she hoped (vainly, as it turns out) to make history by becoming the first party leader in years to be reelected, have been regarded primarily as a...
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