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Fervently Orthodox lawmakers in Israel walked out of the Knesset when the leader of the secular Shinui Party spoke to Israel’s parliament about the situation in Kosovo. One of the 19 members who walked out when Yosef “Tommy” Lapid took the podium explained that they were protesting what they see as Lapid’s “racist” attitude toward them. Lapid has repeatedly refused to be part of any government that also includes fervently Orthodox parties.

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