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Rightwing Kahane Member to Enter Knesset

by Oui Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 09:58:33 AM EST

Sign of the times in Israel when a member of a terrorist designated group enters the Knesset to join forces with a corrupt Bibi Netanyahu to keep him out of prison.

At first I put up a few posts, not expecting a different election return than the other three in the last 2-3 years with Bibi Netanyahu crowned as new Prime Minister of an extreme rightwing Jewish State in the Middle East, the cradle of Religious turmoil and turf wars. I understand from following the election news on i24 channel in English, the hatred within the State of Israel between tribes and countries of origin are far worse than we can imagine in a calm EU-27 by comparison.

Elections give rise to extremist party in Knesset | Ynet News |

An alliance of far-right groups including openly racist and homophobic candidates appears poised to enter Israel's parliament, possibly as an indispensable member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition, according to exit polls Tuesday.

The Religious Zionist Party includes a new incarnation of the Kahanist movement, a Jewish extremist group outlawed as terrorists by Israel, the United States and other Western countries decades ago over its incitement to violence against Arabs.

Its rise heralds a further shift to the right in Israel, where parties that support Jewish settlements and oppose the creation of a Palestinian state already dominate the political scene. A solidly right-wing government would likely find itself on a collision course with U.S. President Joe Biden's administration, which has pressed for the revival of peace efforts.

The Religious Zionist Party is led by Bezalel Smotrich, a longtime activist and former transport minister who has organized anti-gay protests and recently compared gay marriage to incest. In 2016, he tweeted in support of segregating Jewish and Arab women in maternity wards.

He is allied with Itamar Ben Gvir, head of the far-right Jewish Power party. He is a disciple of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, who incited violence against Arabs, called for Israel to be governed by Jewish religious law and advocated the expulsion of Arabs and other non-Jews from Israel and the occupied territories. Joining them is the openly homophobic Noam faction.

The Islamist Ra'am party currently has 3.24% of the total vote, just a hair under the 3.25% of votes needed to enter the Knesset.

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As the night wore on it appeared that Netanyahu's claim of victory may have come too soon.

All three channels updated their exit poll results to correlate with actual results coming in and showed Netanyahu losing his possible majority.

An updated exit poll from Channel 12 news had Likud dropping to 30 seats, with Netanyahu's bloc together with Yamina falling to 59 seats. The centrist Yesh Atid held steady as the second-largest party with 18 seats.

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Israel Election Too Close to Call

Ra'am party clears electoral threshold, shaking up Knesset's likely set-up | I24 News |

In the latest release, the Ra'am party, a breakaway Joint List faction, cleared the electoral threshold, claiming five seats as of now.

Its addition to the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) appears set to re-shuffle the current political disposition and deny the PM a clear path to a 61-vote majority.

Together with Shas, United Torah Judaism and the Religious Zionism parties, sitting at nine, seven and six seats respectively. Netanyahu's bloc is now at 52 seats -- not enough to form a 61-mandate majority with Naftali Bennett's Yamina, which currently has seven mandates.

The anti-Netanyahu bloc, assuming that Lapid would be able to bring together a broad coalition, now sits at 56 seats and would hypothetically be able to form a government by joining forces with either Ra'am or Yamina.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 11:15:47 AM EST
Eastern European contingent of immigrants to the Jewish State of Israel bringing corruption, Fascism and anti-homo and LGTBI Rights ...

Triad of Evil: Trump-Netanyahu-Putin.

On Israel News channel many voicing for a new beginning after a decade of Netanyahu and Likud power in Israel. That would be nice by itself ... sending Bibi into retirement and a prison cell.

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 11:23:30 AM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 12:24:05 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 04:52:34 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 05:01:39 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 05:03:50 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 05:41:41 PM EST
Yamina a joint list and quite fluid - zie my link to Wikipedia page ...

Yamina or Yemina (Hebrew: ימינה‎; lit., rightwards) is an Israeli political alliance of right-wing parties that was originally configured as the New Right and the Union of Right-Wing Parties (a union of The Jewish Home and Tkuma). The current incarnation of the alliance includes the New Right, while The Jewish Home left the alliance on 14 July 2020, and the Religious Zionist Party left on 20 January 2021.

The list was created ahead of the September 2019 Israeli legislative election, in which Yamina secured seven seats in the Knesset.

"I will not include in my list anyone who holds in his living room a picture of a man who murdered 29 innocent people," Bennett wrote in reference to Otzma Yehudit leader Itamar Ben Gvir. Ben Gvir has a picture of Baruch Goldstein, the man who committed the 1994 Hevron Massacre, in his living room.

"It's so self-evident that I'm amazed that I have to explain it at all," Bennett added.

A bit beyond scope of election results, one never knows what deals will be made with party leaders or individual MKs to find a majority. Party loyalty is absent ... 5th election please!

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 08:21:38 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 24th, 2021 at 10:21:32 PM EST
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Do the autocratic dictatorial Gulf regimes truly think they gained Influence through the deal en get friend Bibi Netanyahu move a millimeter to the left?

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Mar 25th, 2021 at 08:59:09 AM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Mar 25th, 2021 at 09:21:55 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Mar 25th, 2021 at 09:22:43 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Mar 25th, 2021 at 10:55:35 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 31st, 2021 at 07:35:28 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Mar 31st, 2021 at 09:11:00 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 4th, 2021 at 06:52:15 PM EST

Border guards are present for the security of settlers occupying Palestinian land ...

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 4th, 2021 at 07:05:44 PM EST

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael

KKL-JNF's board may buy Palestinian land to accelerate settler building | JPost - Feb. 16, 2021 |

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Apr 22nd, 2021 at 06:12:48 PM EST

The wolves of Tel Aviv: Israel's vast, amoral binary options scam exposed | TOI - March 2016 |

    An industry turning over hundreds of millions of dollars, employing thousands of people, is cynically cheating naive would-be investors worldwide via a range of corrupt practices. It is doing terrible harm to its victims, and it risks doing the same to Israel's reputation.

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Apr 22nd, 2021 at 07:47:09 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Apr 27th, 2021 at 03:53:01 PM EST

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Apr 27th, 2021 at 03:53:44 PM EST
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U.S. closes consulate in Jerusalem that served as the de facto embassy to Palestinians | NPR - May 2019 |

Selling official residence, US leaves next envoy without a home away from home | Times of Israel - Jan. 2021 |

Biden's pick for ambassador to Israel expected by summer | JPost |

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue Apr 27th, 2021 at 05:29:33 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Apr 30th, 2021 at 02:38:58 AM EST
You mean at the village of Meron, in the foothills of Mt. Meron. On the mountain itself there's only an Air Force base.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Fri Apr 30th, 2021 at 05:21:04 PM EST
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Correct ... the Jewish pilgrimage is a steep climb towards the site of the tomb.

Mount Meron tomb of 2nd-century sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai for annual Lag Ba'omer commemorations.

Apparently it's a stairway as the masses moved up the Mt Meron.

Meron founded in 1949 on the ruins of the depopulated Palestinian village of Meiron

The Nakba, ethnic cleansing - the Palestinian population was removed from the village named Meiron.

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by Oui (Oui) on Fri Apr 30th, 2021 at 07:44:17 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Tue May 4th, 2021 at 06:58:04 PM EST
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Haredim outraged after satirical show pokes fun at Rabbi Kanievsky | JPost - Jan. 28, 2021 |

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by Oui (Oui) on Tue May 4th, 2021 at 07:02:09 PM EST
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He's wrong. The real reason for the disaster is that Israel has ignored Leviticus 25:8-13. (they should really get Michael Hudson as an advisor instead of Rabbi Kanievsky)
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed May 5th, 2021 at 04:17:17 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Wed May 5th, 2021 at 06:21:55 PM EST
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Your source is either wrong or out of date. It wonders as to whether the Jubilee was ever implemented. There's no real reason to doubt it, as the laws were simply copied from Sumeria (the exiles returning from Babylonia) and we know that such debt relief was standard practice there for centuries (for example, there are court decisions against people ignoring it. Since the decisions were written on clay tables, they survived).

Hence my reference to Hudson. You should really read his book, but here's a recent summary on Naked Capitalism.

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed May 5th, 2021 at 07:03:29 PM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Sat May 1st, 2021 at 01:28:02 PM EST

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