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Israel Against Democracy, Part 2: Post-Elections Analysis


Hilla Dayan

Amsterdam University College, NL
About Hilla

Dr. Hilla Dayan (Ph.D, New School for Social Research, 2008) is a Lecturer, specializing in democracy and civil society theory, social and political theory and the Middle East. She has over ten years professional experience leading advocacy campaigns with Israeli and international organisations.

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The recent elections in Israel were held, as in past years, in a climate of resignation. No big surprises were anticipated, and no one for a minute doubted that Benyamin Netanyahu would be elected for a historic third time. Even when the results were announced, the landslide victory of the new party, Yesh Atid [there is a future], led by media celebrity Yair Lapid, was hardly a surprise. It is the third time that a vaguely centrist party with a vaguely anti-religious, patriotic agenda takes a big chunk of the ‘average Israeli’ votes...

How to Cite: Dayan, H., 2013. Israel Against Democracy, Part 2: Post-Elections Analysis. Amsterdam Law Forum, 5(1), pp.125–128. DOI:
Published on 01 Dec 2013.


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