No Grounds for Banning Far-left Candidate From Israeli Election, Attorney General Tells Top Court

Ofer Cassif, who rejects Israel as a Jewish state, was disqualified from running in the election by a panel of lawmakers, but attorney general opposes the ban

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Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit told the High Court of Justice on Tuesday that there is no cause to disqualify Hadash candidate Ofer Cassif from running in the April 9 general election. Mendelblit noted in...