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Don’t you see the resemblance between this election-cancellation ploy and the one that was just attempted in Istanbul, only to backfire in its authoritarian mastermind’s face?
Despite Netanyahu’s insistence that he will stick with his traditional haredi political partners, there is also more of a chance now that a national unity coalition can be formed.
“Prime Minister Netanyahu treats Knesset Speaker Edelstein with respect and he will consider his proposal in the days ahead,” Urich said.
The incident comes against the background of a fierce dispute between Edelstein on the one hand and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Culture Minister Miri Regev.
By JEREMY SHARON
Miri Regev mocked for ‘inviting Margaret Thatcher.’
By GIL HOFFMAN
Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, Supreme Court President Esther Hayut, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Police Chief Insp.-Gen. Roni Alsheikh all read poems at the event.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Despite a row between the two countries over recent events in the region, the event took place smoothly and as planned.
All the big names attended the Mimouna festivities in Ashkelon.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Netanyahu will light a torch and give brief remarks, but the ceremony will otherwise maintain the traditional framework.
In midst of torch-lighting feud, President Hernandez reneged on his previously announced attendance at the Mount Herzl ceremony.
By HERB KEINON
“Many citizens feel distressed in recent days because of the dispute around the celebrations of 70 years of the State of Israel,” said Edelstein.
Regev refuses to accept agreement between Netanyahu and Edelstein.
Culture Minister Miri Regev and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein have been feuding in recent weeks over the format of the festivities.
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