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The Myth Of Israel’s Rightward Turn


Evelyn Gordon has worked as a journalist and commentator in Israel since 1990. She is a contributing editor of the Israeli quarterly Azure and writes frequently at Commentary magazine’s Contentions blog, where this first appeared.

 

About the Author: Evelyn Gordon has worked as a journalist and commentator in Israel since 1990. She is a contributing editor of the Israeli quarterly Azure and writes frequently at Commentary magazine’s Contentions blog, where this first appeared.


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With Israel just having observed a memorial day for slain prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, this is a good time to debunk a myth that has recently gained great currency: that Israel’s population has become increasingly right-wing, constituting a major obstacle to peace.

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