Jewish groups in France and Europe blamed voters’ indifference for the success of the country’s far-right National Front party in local elections.
You might think the prospect of a far-right win would spur Arabs to vote in next week’s Israeli election. Think again. Apathy is widespread, and it’s not just Jewish parties to blame.
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