Her national service

MK Dr. Ruth Calderon describes Yesh Atid’s constituents’ disappointment in the party, and is not sure if going into politics ‘was the right thing’ for her to do.

By YAAKOV BAR-ON
December 26, 2013 12:44
Yesh Atid MK Ruth Calderon

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‘I’ve worked for many years as an educator,” says MK Dr. Ruth Calderon. “I think I’ve done pretty good work and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. Even after these many tumultuous months in the Knesset, I still wonder if it has been time well-spent, though I have successfully lobbied for Jewish renewal there.”

Like many of us, Calderon – one of Yesh Atid’s newest faces in the 19th Knesset – had her own soul searching to do as Yom Kippur came and went.

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