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  3/14/2013, Nisan 3, 5773

Edelstein Almost Unanimous as Knesset Speaker Candidate

Member of Knesset Yuli-Yoel Edelstein was chosen, Thursday afternoon, to be the Likud-Beyteinu faction's candidate for Knesset Speaker after former speaker Reuven Rivlin withdrew from the race.

Rivlin was the only person to abstain from the vote.