Knesset Member Ilan Gilon at the Meretz conference in Tel Aviv, March 14, 2017. David Bachar

The Israeli Left's Politically Incorrect 'Cool Grandpa' Has a Radical New Vision for Zionism

Can Ilan Gilon, described by fans as the Israeli Bernie Sanders, widen the appeal of the tiny, out-of-touch left-wing Meretz party?

MK Ilan Gilon likes to pay surprise visits to medical institutions and check how accessible they are to people with disabilities. Not long ago, in the offices of Jerusalem District Health Bureau, he asked for...

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