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Feature:  Israelis attend a protest against the Cultural Loyalty Bill outside the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on 26 November 2018.  ©Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Feature: Israelis attend a protest against the Cultural Loyalty Bill outside the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem on 26 November 2018. ©Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

FEATURE: BETWEEN THE MOON AND THE DESK

As Israel faces new elections in September, the only plan on offer appears to be a right-wing narrative. Ayelet Gundar-Goshen says it is the responsibility of all to find an alternative option. Translated by Yael Breuer

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