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Five Ways of Looking at the New Knesset

by NEVE GORDON

This is the way the results of the elections are being presented in the Israeli press:

Centre Left Bloc                               Right Bloc

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Other, perhaps more accurate ways to present the election results:

Left Bloc                                Right Bloc

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Non-Jews                                 Jews

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Women                                        Men

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Willing to take the necessary steps for a two-state solution?

Willing                                      Unwilling

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Neve Gordon is the chair of the Department of Politics and Government, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and is the author of Israel’s Occupation, University of California Press, 2008. His website is www.israelsoccupation.info