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Lapid's Two-state Endorsement Is Meaningless, Except in One Scenario

In Israel’s current political reality, Lapid’s endorsement of two states is meaningless ■ Democrats slam Rashida Tlaib for saying Israel supporters can't be progressive ■ Iran's 'hijab war' won't diminish its anti-Western identity ■ Today’s best reads on Haaretz

Amir Tibon
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The Israeli media and political system are abuzz. Dramatic headlines and angry retorts dominate the discourse. The reason: Prime Minister Yair Lapid will endorse a two-state solution in his speech on Thursday before the UN General Assembly. Lapid will explain in his speech why the decades-old solution is so difficult to implement at the moment, but will renew Israel’s commitment to it, at least on the aspirational level.

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