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Right-wing parties in Israel unite, rejecting fringe list

Jan 16, 2020 - Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) - Religious-nationalist parties in Israel joined forces late Wednesday ahead of the country's unprecedented third straight election in one year.

The parties came together after weeks of jockeying and shut out the fringe Jewish Power party which said it would run independently. It did so in the previous elections and did not garner enough votes to make it into the Knesset.

Jewish Power's top candidates for the Knesset are successors of the late rabbi Meir Kahane, who ad...