Daily Israel Report
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  1/9/2012, Tevet 14, 5772

Eitan Cabel Suspends Self as Labor Knesset Faction Head


Member of Knesset Eitan Cabel announced, Monday morning, that he was suspending himself as chairman of the Labor party's Knesset faction until the end of his run for chairmanship of the Histadrut Labor Federation in May. Cabel said that while the suspension was requested by party leader Shelly Yechimovich, he was going to do so anyway as the proper thing to do.

Yechimovich thanked Cabel for his contribution as chairman of the faction, and called him a hardworking and talented parliamentarian who will tontinue to contribute greatly to the work of the faction.