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        1/24/2013, Shevat 13, 5773

      Samarian Residents Invite Lapid to Visit Samarian Jews


      The Samarian (Shomron) Residents' Council invited Chairman Yair Lapid of the Yesh Atid party, Thursday, to make his first visit as a Knesset-member-elect to the Samarian Jewish communities of Elon Moreh, Kedumim and Shilo. The offered followed that of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas that Lapid visit Ramallah.

      The council proposed the alternative of Lapid visiting the home of the second man on his campaign ticket, Rabbi Shai Piron, which is located in the community of Oranit, which straddles the 1949 Armistic Line.