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Israel’s election highlights secular-religious divide

Friday, September 20, 2019

Yamit Dulberg considers herself a traditional Israeli woman with right-wing views who would usually vote for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party. But this week the 37-year-old mother of two cast her ballot for his main rival, in part because she’s sick of his ultra-Orthodox Jewish allies and their disproportionate power over daily life. “Something has changed in recent years, the coercion has gone overboard,” said Dulberg, who runs a…