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  Tevet 1, 5769 , 28/12/08

Yaakov "Ketzaleh" Katz to Lead National Union-Moledet

The National Union/Moldet faction elected Beit El/Arutz 7 founder Yaakov "Ketzaleh" Katz to lead the party on Sunday night. MK Uri Ariel was picked for the second spot on its list of candidates for Knesset in the February elections , followed by MK Aryeh Eldad.

Baruch Marzel and Rabbi Shalom Dov Wolpe of Our Land of Israel agreed to back the list and not run independently after the National Union placed Dr. Michael Ben Ari in the fourth slot. Moledet leader Uri Bank and Alon Davidi occupy the fifth and sixth spots.

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