The Central Committee of Israel’s Labor Party voted to remain in the government. The committee rejected a proposal submitted by Yossi Beilin. Defense Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, the party’s leader, said that if Labor left the government, Israel would wind up going to war.
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