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  2/6/2013, Shevat 26, 5773

Eitan Broshi Elected to Head Kibbutz Movement

Eitan Broshi was elected on Tuesday evening to head the kibbutz movement.

Broshi won 60% of the vote and beat former Meretz MK Avshalom (Abu) Vilan, who received about 38% of the vote, and Nimrod Madar, who received about 2% of the votes.

Broshi is a member of Kibbutz Gvat in northern Israel and up until recently served as outgoing Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s advisor on issues relating to Judea and Samaria.