Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon survived no-confidence votes in his government. On Monday, the Israeli Knesset voted 53-45 against the measures, which were sparked by opposition to Sharon’s social and economic policies. Meanwhile, rabbis affiliated with Israel’s settler movement compared Sharon’s plan to the policy of appeasement used vis-a-vis the Nazis in the late 1930s.
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