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  4/28/2013, Iyar 18, 5773

MK Yishai: Facebook has not yet Replaced the Knesset

Finance Minister Yair Lapid decided to avoid addressing  the Knesset on recent proposed budget cuts. MK Eli Yishai (Shas) responds, "In addition to popular Facebook updates, Lapid should not hesitate to appear before the Knesset directly even if this could involve hearing the possible opposition of ultra-Orthodox MKs to his proposals."