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Israel’s Youngest Knesset Member Sworn In Today

Press Release Israel’s Youngest Knesset Member Sworn In Today Media Advisory: For Immediate Release New York, NY, February 5, 2013 CONTACT: Aliza Becker Two years ago, a young Israeli woman made headlines and history as the leader of the unexpected “social protest movement” that brought hundreds of thousands of Israelis into the streets demanding social justice and equality. Today Stav Shaffir made history again, when at age 27 she was sworn in as the youngest member of the …

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What do the Israeli Elections Mean? Answers from Kenneth Bob

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Ameinu President Kenneth Bob answers some common questions raised in the wake of the recent Israeli elections How should one interpret the election results? The common reporting by the Israel press about a narrowing right and center-left split of 61-59 seats in the Knesset is too simplistic. A better breakdown to consider is the right with 43 seats (Likud, Yisrael Beyteinu, HaBayit Hayehudi), the center with 27 seats (Yesh Atid, Hatnua/Livni, Kadima) the left with 21(Labor Party, Meretz), the …

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