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Naftali Bennett’s Government Is Fixing for a Fall

Associates of the prime minister say there’s an 80 percent chance the government will last another month or so, as Bennett and sidekick Lapid suspiciously eye each other. Meanwhile, Netanyahu's incitement has marred Memorial Day, too

Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter

The Bennett-Lapid government will enter the Knesset’s summer session next week. Its members are as optimistic as a bunch of hikers having to cross a Golan Heights minefield. They might get to the other side – the long summer recess – unscathed, but it’s unlikely.

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