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The Kahanist From Balfour Street

Haaretz Editorial

The surplus-vote agreement that Likud signed Wednesday with Bezalel Smotrich and Itamar Ben-Gvir’s Religious Zionism alliance tells the whole story. When the parties running in the election for the 24th Knesset had to pair off according to ideological proximity for vote-sharing agreements, Gideon Sa’ar went with Naftali Bennett, Yair Lapid signed with Avigdor Lieberman, Benny Gantz teamed up with Yaron Zelekha – and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu twinned with Ben-Gvir.