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1995 Makes a Comeback as Netanyahu Revs the Incitement Machine Back Up

Bibi shows he's the same ruthless and dangerous politician, while Prime Minister Bennett scrambles to recover from food-delivery-gate

Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter

The person who sent the prime minister’s wife, Gilat Bennett, the letter threatening her and her children has not yet been found. (On Thursday there was a report of another letter with a bullet, sent to their son.) Perhaps the person is a right-wing fanatic. Religious, ultra-Orthodox, maybe secular; or someone who suffers from a mental disorder and is unfit to stand trial. In any case, this letter would never have been sent were it not for the unbridled atmosphere in Israel over the past year, soaked in nationalist, messianic poison and crude language.

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