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Is Civility Breaking Out in Israeli Politics?

Israel's elected leaders have a poor track record on civil discourse, but politicians' moderate tones during the election campaign and coalition talks may be a long-awaited harbinger of a less racist, more inclusive language of politics.

The tone of Israel's last elections, at least as much as the actual results, provided some much needed encouragement for those of us deeply committed to the...