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  9/6/2012, Elul 19, 5772

'According to Orlev, We Registered Minus 5,000'


The campaign headquarters of Naftali Bennet reacted sarcastically, Thursday afternoon, to the claim of Member of Knesset Zevulun Orlev, that he had 30,000 supporters among the 40,000 to be registered by the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home-New National Religious Party) by the end of its registration drive. A statement by Bennett's headquarters said, "We are confident that the information submitted by the candidates is accurate, so if one candidate claims that he registered 30 thousand out of the 40 thousand the he claims will be on the party rolls, and another candidate argues that he registered 15 thousand, it can only be calculated that Naftali Bennett registered minus 5,000."

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