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Israel's Government of Change Nears End Along With Bennet's Political Career

Bennett will apparently resign soon and not run in the upcoming election as renegade lawmakers who brought down the government in hopes of joining the opposition may be left with nothing

Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter
Yossi Verter

The way Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced that he was passing the torch to Yair Lapid sounded a fitting final chord to the tune the government they led has played for 375 days. They are political rivals who were wise enough to create a rare partnership, almost utopian by Israeli political standards. They began nicely and ended even better. We were as dreamers – is this Israel, or Denmark?

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