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February 21, 2018
Back then he supported Meir Sheetrit and Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, any candidate he could lay his hands on. Hefetz wouldn't have strayed in the least from Netanyahu's line and wouldn't have made an exception for Gerstl. Netanyahu might argue that he didn't mean it, in the way he said he didn't mean it inÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
Netanyahu crossed two red lines that every U.S. administration is meticulous about: You never openly mention what has been discussed in private conversations (when rookie Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer made that mistake in 2002, the door to the White House was closed to him forever); andÃâÃÂ ...
July 11, 2017
New to the party, Gabbay hasn't had the benefit of Labors veteran advisers. In contrast, Labor MK Erel Margalit, who ran unsuccessfully this month in the first round of the voting in the leadership race, had the services of Shimon Batat, former campaign chief to two leaders of the party — Ehud Barak andÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
July 10, 2017
Mr. Peretz led it for a period in the past, as did Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, an Iraqi-born politician. Both Mr. Peretz and Mr. Ben-Eliezer were also defense ministers. Mizrahi Jews, who immigrated mostly in the 1950s, were resentful of the sometimes highhanded treatment by the Labor establishment, so manyÃâÃÂ ...
June 9, 2017
Following the 2009 elections, he held a series of meetings in his home in the small town of Azor, outside Tel Aviv, between Prime Minister-elect Netanyahu, and Segals good friend, Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, from the Labor Party. The meetings helped make possible the co-option of Labor, then led by EhudÃâÃÂ ...
September 29, 2016
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September 4, 2016
The late politician Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, or Fuad as he was widely known, had his system of appointing political activists to positions at the Israel Electric Corporation. It was rather similar to what he did at other government companies that he controlled, but in the case of the IEC, the matter was featured in aÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
August 29, 2016
Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, a veteran Israeli politician who held several top government posts and often served as a negotiator with the Arab world, died on Sunday in Tel Aviv. He was 80. Israeli news media reported that he had died in a hospital after a long illness. Mr. Ben-Eliezer, known by his original ArabicÃâÃÂ ...
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