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  10/9/2012, Tishrei 23, 5773

Orlev Wants Primary Votes Held on Same Day

Sources within the Jewish Home party accuse MK Zevulun Orlev, a candidate for party chairman, of trying to change the rules of the primaries because the latest polls predict that he will be defeated by Naftali Bennett. Minister Daniel Hershkowitz has sent a letter to the party's Enrollment Committee expressing his opposition to Orlev's moves.