A simple(ish) guide to an unprecedented political crisis

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. Photo: Wikimedia

The Political System

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“There was no precedent. If I asked somebody, ‘What do you expect me to do?’ They all looked blank. They had no idea.”

“He had a choice between just tagging along…

Elad Simchayoff

I love writing about what I love. Journalist. Always curious. Israeli born, London based. Father, Husband, and a dog person.

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