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  Shvat 13, 5773 , 24/01/13

Final: Jewish Home Earns 12 Knesset Seats

The Central Election Committee has completed counting the 220,000 military and other double ballots, finalizing The Jewish Home with 12 Knesset seats.

Party Chairman Naftali Bennnett related to the victory on his facebook page, “ A huge ‘thank you’ to the IDF: You got the amazing Shuli Mualem into the Knesset, the 12th Jewish home MK. Time to roll up our sleeves and work hard for the nation of Israel.”

Shuli Mualem, 47, religious, whose young husband was killed in the 1997 IDF helicopter disaster and who is vice-president of the Organization of IDF Widows and Orphans (since remarried), serves on boards of regional authority and public service organizations.

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