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By Giora Goldberg

The facility fight among Ben-Gurion and the Knesset was once no longer basically considering who may still carry the reins of energy, yet with the beliefs that are supposed to lie at the back of govt. Ben-Gurion didn't imagine that the Knesset had the ethical spine required at a historical turning-point in Israeli historical past, whilst the nature of the state used to be being built; even though he conceded that it used to be in a position to facing the extra mundane administrative initiatives. He consequently denied the Knesset the best to participate within the policy-making approach, triggered a decline within the aid of the elite and most people, inspired partisanship, and endeavored to lessen competitiveness. Ben-Gurion used to be so dismissive of the Knesset and its participants, that he wouldn't even attend events at which Knesset individuals have been being given awards.

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