Knesset Speaker Threatens Boycott of Independence Day Ceremony if Netanyahu Speaks

Yuli Edelstein decries proposal that the prime minister will address the traditional torch-lighting ceremony, saying it would be an unacceptable politicization of the public event

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The speaker of Israel's Knesset said Wednesday that lawmakers might refuse to participate in the traditional torch-lighting ceremony on Israel's Independence Day, expressing discontent with a proposal by...