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Nothing Excuses Israel's Moral Failure on Putin and His War on Ukraine

Israel’s leaders display a shamefully craven posture towards Vladimir Putin, with weak, opaque condemnations of his attack on Ukraine and on Holocaust memory, while his pet oligarchs have spread tainted influence and money throughout the Jewish world

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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On Wednesday morning, Naftali Bennett and Olaf Scholz met in Jerusalem for the first time. The two leaders have a lot in common. They both came into office following leaders who spent very long periods in power – Bennett after Benjamin Netanyahu and Scholz after Angel Merkel. Both men are now struggling under a weight of expectations to measure up to their predecessors.

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