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Finally, a Politician Admits What Israel's COVID Policy Really Means

Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked said the government plans 'to accept serious cases of COVID and accept deaths,' then apologized. But she was telling the truth: if things continue, Israel might see 100 deaths a day

Ronny Linder
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On Tuesday night we finally witnessed a rare, pure moment of truth: “We’ve made a decision that wasn’t simple but strategic, to live alongside the coronavirus, with the understanding that there are vaccines. To accept serious cases of the disease and to also accept deaths, because this is a pandemic and in a pandemic people die,” Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked said, in an interview with Channel 13 News.

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