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Netanyahu Is Using the Third COVID Vaccine to Try to Remain Relevant

Having failed to dominate the news agenda with various attempts at inventing diplomatic crises, the former prime minister may enjoy more success with his current scare campaign

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

Six weeks after losing power, Benjamin Netanayhu is desperately trying to remain relevant. It’s not easy. People are getting used to calling Naftali Bennett prime minister, and while the new government is having a tough time getting legislation through the Knesset with its precarious majority, his opposition’s raucous obstruction of parliamentary business is hardly going to hold the public’s attention through the summer – especially with the recess coming next week.

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