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Significance of the Israeli Parliament Dissolving


Israeli lawmakers have agreed to hold new elections on March 17th after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would dissolve the current parliament. Party officials decided on the date Wednesday, a day after Mr. Netanyahu fired two key ministers and called for early elections. V-O-A’s Susan Yackee asked Omri Ceren, with the educational organization The Israel Project, what led up to this political situation.

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