The path to power in Israel requires the hatred and exclusion of minorities. Yesterday it was the Arabs, today it’s the ultra-Orthodox, and tomorrow it will be the leftists or the settlers
Israel Cohen is a reporter and commentator on the ultra-Orthodox news site Kikar Hashabbat.
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