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Netanyahu Signing a Plea Deal Will Not Trigger a Political Earthquake in Israel

Despite the dire predictions, Netanyahu being forced to resign from the Knesset won’t bring the government down so quickly if he does agree to a plea bargain

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

On January 18, 1923, Ze’ev Jabotinsky resigned from the Zionist movement. That move led to the foundation of the Union of Revisionist Zionists, the movement that evolved into today’s Likud. In its 99 years, the movement has had only five leaders: Jabotinsky, Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Shamir, Ariel Sharon and Benjamin Netanyahu.

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