WATCH: Ayelet Shaked Says Boycotting Israel Should Be Illegal

In an exclusive pre-election interview with Haaretz, incoming justice minister explained why BDS is 'the new anti-Semitism' and why she opposes the two-state solution.

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Ayelet Shaked in Tel Aviv, Dec. 30, 2014.
Ayelet Shaked in Tel Aviv, Dec. 30, 2014.

Just before the March 17 election, MK Ayelet Shaked – the woman who will this week become Israel's justice minister – visited the studio to answer our questions.

Despite her comments about the BDS movement ("It's 21st century anti-Semitism") and her opposition to the two-state solution, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was none-too-keen to appoint her to such a lofty position. But, desperate to sign a coalition deal with Habayit Hayehudi, Netanyahu overcame his aversion – and, according to Haaretz's Yossi Verter, his wife's opposition – and offered her the job.

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