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Gaza Op Boosts Lapid, but Greater Test Awaits Him Before Israel's Election

Opposition leader Netanyahu will be sure to make a new nuclear agreement with Iran – if and when it is signed – a focus of his election campaign, and to blame Prime Minister Lapid for not fighting hard and smart enough to stop it

Amir Tibon
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Prime Minister Yair Lapid emerged stronger from Israel’s three days of fighting against Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip this weekend. Three public opinion polls released on Monday, following the announcement of a cease-fire, showed his Yesh Atid party gaining seats, his own approval rating climbing, and the bloc of parties loyal to opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu failing to win a majority.

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