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        1/23/2013, Shevat 12, 5773

      Yechimovich Still Hopes to Block Netanyahu

      Labor leader Shelly Yechimovich, who will likely head Israel’s opposition in the new government, said on Tuesday evening that she still believes that a leftist “obstructive bloc” would be formed to prevent Binyamin Netanyahu from heading the next government.

      “We may well be at the beginning of an evening that launches a great opportunity to form an alternative government to the Netanyahu government,” said Yechimovich in a speech at the Labor party’s election headquarters.