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        1/24/2014, Shevat 23, 5774

      Women's Day at the Knesset to be Dedicated to Aloni

      MK Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid), head of the Knesset Committee on the Advancement of Women, announced on Friday that International Women's Day will be dedicated this year to former MK Shulamit Aloni, who passed away Friday morning.

      "Shulamit always challenged me. On stages, in panels, in debates that still reverberate dhe was always ready and came from a place of familiarity," said Lavie. "She fought and never gave up on the belief that all human beings were created in the image of G-d. International Women's Day we in the Knesset on March 4 will be dedicated to her memory."

      (Arutz Sheva’s North American Desk is keeping you updated until the start of Shabbat in New York. The time posted automatically on all Arutz Sheva articles, however, is Israeli time.)