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Israel: Who are those pensioners?

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Israel

Batya wonders [1]: During the Israeli election campaign, nobody paid too much attention to the pensioners on the Retirees Party list. It was considered by most to be a “joke” party, but boy were we all surprised when they ended up with a very healthy and youthful seven seats in the Knesset. Suddenly everybody began to ask: “Who are they?” and “What did they do when they were younger?”