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Israeli doves weaken hawks' grip on power

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"We are right-wing and we want to see a parliament that is more right wing than now," Saban said. While social issues are important, he said, they are being promoted most by left-leaning parties more open to making territorial concessions, including partitioning the holy city of Jerusalem.

"So yes, social issues affect us all, but I won't give up Jerusalem, that's more important," Saban said.

Polls close at 10 p.m. local time (3 p.m. EST), and preliminary results are expected about two hours later.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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