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  Shvat 21, 5772 , 14/02/12

Polls Open in Gush Etzion

Polls opened at 8:00 Tuesday morning in the Gush Etzion block of Jewish communities, south of Jerusalem, as voters went to elect a new chairman of the Gush Etzion Regional Council, to replace Shaul Goldstein, who was appointed by the cabinet, two months ago, to become the Director General of the Nature and Parks Authority.

Vying for the position are Acting Council Chairman Yair Wolf, Chairman Davidi Perl of the Alon Shevut Council, Yechezkel Klein and Chava Shem Tov. Polls will be open until 9:00 p.m., and the official results are scheduled to be publicized Wednesday morning.

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