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        8/26/2013, Elul 20, 5773

      Yechimovich Calls Herzog a Worthy Opponent

      Chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich of the Labor party welcomed, Monday morning, Member of Knesset Yitzhak Herzog's announcement that he was challenging her for the top spot in the November 21st primary election. Calling Herzog a worthy opponent, Yechimovich said, "Internal democratic competition for the leadership of a party has become a rare event indeed on the political landscape which has individual rulers, but it is the lifeblood of modern democracy, we are proud of it, and we will conduct clean and honest elections."

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