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Lapid Debunks Five Myths About the Israeli Elections

Mazal Mualem reviews five lessons learned from the Israeli elections.
Yair Lapid, leader of the Yesh Atid (There's a Future) party, speaks to members of the media outside his home in Tel Aviv January 23, 2013. Lapid, a former television news anchor whose new centrist party stormed to second place in Israel's election, may well be the kingmaker holding the keys to the next coalition government. REUTERS/Amir Cohen (ISRAEL - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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A fair number of myths that had taken root in Israeli political discourse were debunked in these elections. The following are the five most important ones:

“The Israeli public has veered to the right”

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