Political doves and hawks shared top spots in the Labor Party primary to choose its candidates for Israel’s January elections. According to final results from Monday’s primary, former Cabinet minister Matan Vilnai, a backer of dovish party leader Amram Mitzna, placed first. Also finishing in the top 10 slots were doves Avraham Burg and Yuli Tamir, alongside more hawkish members Dalia Itzik and Ephraim Sneh.
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