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        12/23/2013, Tevet 20, 5774

      Report: Deri Foiled Yishai's Appointment to Head Key Committee

      Channel 2 News reported on Sunday evening that Shas chairman MK Aryeh Deri recently foiled an attempt to appoint his fellow party member and long time rival, MK Eli Yishai, as temporary chairman of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee.

      This is the latest episode in an ongoing saga around the appointment of a chairman to the Knesset’s most important committee.