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  2/9/2012, Shevat 16, 5772

Ehud Barak Turns 70

Defense Minister Ehud Barak celebrated his 70th birthday, Thursday, at the ministry's headquarters in Tel Aviv.

Joining the head of the Atzma'ut party for the modest celebration were Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and other ministers, Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and other senior officers of the Israel Defense Forces, and other leaders of the security establishment.