Leading doves Yossi Beilin and Yael Dayan quit Israel’s Labor Party on Wednesday after they placed far down on the list of legislative candidates. Their showing in Tuesday’s internal party primaries made it unlikely that they would be elected to the next Knesset in January’s elections. Beilin, an architect of the Oslo accords, and Dayan, a women’s advocate, decided Wednesday to run on the list of the leftist Meretz Party.
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