Netanyahu Responds to Opposition’s Call to Welcome Refugees

Netanyahu claims that while Israel is “not indifferent to the human tragedy of the refugees,” the country is not in a position to take them in. This statement came in response to Israel’s liberal opposition leader Isaac Herzog, who firmly proclaimed Jewish history’s moral obligation to show compassion.

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High-Stakes Israeli Election Results in Netanyahu Victory

With nearly all votes counted on March 20 according to Yahoo News, it was clear by the end of election day that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party had successfully won at least 29 seats in the 120-member unicameral Knesset, comfortably defeating the center-left Zionist Union party and a list of other Israeli Arab parties.

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