New Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay led support among Zionist Union lawmakers for a government bill calling for the expulsion of asylum seekers, marking a stark U-turn in the party's position
Chaim Levinson is a Haaretz correspondent, covering the Jewish settlements in the West Bank.
Previously, he was the Yedioth Ahoronot correspondent for Religious Affairs and the Orthodox communities.
Levinson received his B.A. in Social and Humanities Studies at the Open University and is currently studying for his M.A. in Interdisciplinary Democracy Studies.
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