Daily Israel Report
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  6/6/2012, Sivan 16, 5772

New Smart Phone App Calls to "Leave the Likud"


"There's an app for that" is a common refrain in regards to the plethora of smart phone applications cropping up. The latest app in Israel is called "Leave the Likud." Launched on Wednesday after the Knesset voted down the Regulations Law, the app helps users cancel their membership in the Likud party. The move is a protest against Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and fellow Likud Party members who voted against the law. The Regulations Law would have prevented communities such as the Ulpana neighborhood of Beit El from being threatened with eviction and demolition. The app was launched by Naftali Bennett, the former CEO of the Council of Judea and Samaria and a candidate in the Jewish Home party.