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  1/10/2013, Tevet 28, 5773

Jacob Lew next US Secretary of Treasury

President Obama is set to appoint White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew Treasury Secretary, according to the Washington Post. Lew is an observant Jew. “Jack’s a great choice,” said Lawrence H. Summers, a former Treasury secretary and top Obama economic adviser. “Few Treasury secretaries have had as much experience at as high a level of economic policy as Jack Lew, and there are none who have established a greater reputation for thoughtfulness, trustworthiness and decency.”

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