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Bennett Lurches Between the Bright Side and the Dark Side, but It's Going Nicely

The prime minister has gone to great lengths to show understanding for his leftist partners, who are getting in trouble with their base, while one new law is driving opposition leader Netanyahu particularly crazy

Yossi Verter
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Naftali Bennett is enjoying himself. For 26 days he’s been occupying the most important seat in the country, and the smile that bares his two front teeth has hardly left his face. Anyone entering the Prime Minister Office’s “aquarium,” where the premier and his top aides sit, meets a calm man, someone sure of himself but projecting humility.

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