Jan 8, 2019

Hayemin HeChadash selects winning candidate

Hayemin Hechadash, Th New Right, founders, Naftali Bennett and Ayelet Shaked, have made another selection for a candidate for the party list. And it is a winner. A big move.

If you though Caroline Glick was a splashy appointment, Shirley Pinto might be even bigger. The selection of Shirley Pinto is historic, as it is the first time a deaf person will be competing for a Knesset seat.

Pinto is an activist for the rights of deaf people, and for others with disabilities as well, in Israel.
source: Israel Hayom

Naftali Bennett is, so far, being heavily outnumbered by women in this new party.

Without knowing anything about her beyond the little I read, this looks like a great selection. A woman, young, someone who fights for the disabled, as she herself is deaf... this is a home run selection. Pinto will provide a good reason for a lot of people to vote for this party...

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1 comment:

  1. Funniest comment on the Yisrael hayom site (paraphrased): If there is already a party headed by a Mute (Benny Gantz), why not include a deaf person as well?


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