What voters say: left-wing parties ‘have lost all connection to Judaism’

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What voters say: left-wing parties ‘have lost all connection to Judaism’

Nicole Monk presenting flowers to the Netanyahus last year

Nicole Monk, British olah and Likud party activist, thinks that the left-wing parties Merez and Labour “have lost all connection to Judaism and pride in Israel” and constitute “the biggest dangers to Israel and family life.”

Soon after casting her vote on Tuesday she said: “I can’t imagine how they would defend Israel in the Hague, or against Iran’s nuclear weapons. It’s frightening to think what would happen if we didn’t have a strong capable leader like Netanyahu fighting our corner.”

Monk, a 54-year-old Netanya-based teacher, presented Netanyahu and his wife Sara with flowers at a party rally last year, and speaks of the PM in glowing terms.

“He has the experience, stamina and qualities of a highly respected statesman and leader,” she said.

“He made four recent peace agreements, with four more on the way. Millions of vaccines were brought to Israel by his own determination and obsession. We are world leaders in the vaccine output and other, bigger countries are still fighting over which type and how.

“Netanyahu is determined to get all our citizens vaccinated and return our lives to normal. He is a leader with great vision, advancing the safety and security of us all, and standing up to Israel in both the hostile United Nations and in the White House. No other party leader comes close to his accomplishments.”