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Israel's Flag March Didn't Bring War, but Could Still Lead to Election

Sunday’s shameful events in the Old City as right-wingers marked Jerusalem Day were regarded as a success by the government, but may yet cause its downfall

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

A shameful exhibition of racist taunting and violence by young Israeli marchers against Palestinian residents around Damascus Gate and in the narrow alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday looked very different from the more distant vantage point of the prime minister and other senior ministers’ offices.

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