Young Israelis Are Joining the ‘Old Folks Party,’ but Does Labor Have a Future?

A year after Merav Michaeli took over the slumping outfit that ruled the country in its early decades, young people are joining as the new team focuses on gender issues, the environment and peace

Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz
Judy Maltz

Ori Anolik grew up on Sde Nehemia, a kibbutz in northern Israel where just about everyone votes Labor, practically out of force of habit. “It isn’t something they think about much,” says the 24-year-old college student who now lives in Jerusalem.

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