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The Israeli Left Should Take a Time Out in the Upcoming Election

The election of Israel’s 24th Knesset will be the first in the country’s history in which the two parties with the best prospects of forming a coalition are both right-wing

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
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Sheffi Paz, leader of the racist campaign to rid south Tel Aviv of asylum seekers, took a short break from bursting into kindergartens and terrorizing migrant children last week to tweet her appreciation of Gideon Sa’ar, the new challenger to Benjamin Netanyahu’s premiership. Paz praised Sa’ar for political behavior after her own heart: “No interior minister deported more infiltrators than him.”

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