Sorry, NYTimes—There Are Actually Five Hebrew Words for Debate

A common and dismaying misconception.

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog, left, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Kobi Gideon, GPO

Opposition leader Isaac Herzog, left, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Kobi Gideon, GPO

Observation
Feb. 25 2015
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