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Netanyahu takes informal electoral campaign to streets

The former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is crisscrossing the country, popping up at streets, sea-side promenades and camping sites in Likud-friendly environments.

“I bless you every day. You are our Messiah!”

The elderly woman was visibly excited as she spoke to the leader of the Opposition, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It happened April 20, on the esplanade in Tiberias, during the weeklong Passover holiday. After the long coronavirus lockdown, Israelis are finally returning to the northern vacation town, packing the hotels and camping sites along the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

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