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December 20, 2006
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A right-wing Israeli party cried foul after its leader was satirized in Nazi-like terms. A Yisrael Beiteinu lawmaker wrote an open letter this week to Channel 2 television, whose popular satirical show “Wonderful Country” showed an actor playing Avigdor Lieberman asking that he be greeted with a stiff-armed wave and “Hi-Lieberman!” — both clearly intended to recall the Hitler salute.

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