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Turning Back on Bennett, Netanyahu Embodies Trump Until the Very Last Minute

Naftali Bennett was appointed as Israel's prime minister Sunday, however, Yair Lapid became the undisputed candidate of the center-left bloc for prime minister

Yossi Verter
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A fascinating political experiment got underway Sunday night: A government full of contradictions, built entirely of impossible combinations and precedents, some of which deserve to be called historic, won the confidence of the Knesset. At 8:52 P.M. local time Benjamin Netanyahu ended his term as prime minister. Naftali Bennett, who had once served as the head of his office and his punching bag, has replaced him.

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