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Remembering Israel's First Elections

As U.S. news is already abuzz with preparations for the 2016 presidential election, let’s take a look back at the days leading up to Israel’s first elections – on January 25, 1949. Newly released footage from the Associated Press gives us a glimpse at what was reported to be a “pretty noisy affair.” In that respect, not much has changed in Israeli politics!

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