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Fearful of U.S. Jewish Backlash, Netanyahu Tries to Minimize His Extremist Partners

The prime minister-designate’s tone-deaf attempts to assuage American Jews about his new far-right government will only push liberals further away from him

Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington
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Ben Samuels
Ben Samuels
Washington

WASHINGTON – Amid growing signs of unease within the U.S. Jewish establishment and the Democratic Party regarding Israel’s upcoming extremist ruling coalition, Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu attempted to quell their concerns Wednesday by telling them to keep calm.

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