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  Adar II 29, 5773 , 09/04/13

Yechimovich Named Opposition Leader

Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel  Edelstein announced, Tuesday morning, that Chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich of the Labor party will serve as Opposition Leader in the current Knesset. The announcement came at the beginning of a special session on economic measures needed to balance the budget.

Yechimovich held the position briefly in the last Knesset, during the Kadima party's short-lived entry into the coalition.

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