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On Israel vote eve, Netanyahu fends off surge to his right


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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) stands with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat (R) and Communications Minister Moshe Kahlon outside the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem January 21, 2013. Netanyahu made an election eve appeal to wavering supporters to ''come home'', showing concern over a forecast far-right surge that would keep him in power but weaken him politically. REUTERS/Baz Ratner