Living in Beit Shemesh post-elections

This suburban city’s woes are a microcosm of the country’s social issues.

Mayor Moshe Abutbul on the day of the revote
Things have largely calmed down in Beit Shemesh.

After months of rising tensions, culminating in screaming matches in the streets, a fraudulent election and bitterly contested revote, and dueling propaganda campaigns, the city is quiet... for the most part.

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