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  Tevet 26, 5773 , 08/01/13

Danny Dayan Quits to Support Netanyahu

Danny Dayan, the head of the Yesha Council, announced Tuesday evening that he is stepping down from his position and will support Likud Beytenu and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the upcoming elections.

Dayan told Arutz Sheva that as the head of the Yesha Council he was unable to take part in politics, and yet he feels a need to support Netanyahu – a conflict that ultimately led him to step down.

Dayan served in the Techiya party for some time. After the Disengagement he played a central role in working to change the Yesha Council, and was ultimately appointed to head the council himself in 2007.

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