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        1/26/2014, Shevat 25, 5774

      Livni Takes Lapid's National Priorities Map Off Table for Now

      The government opted today (Sunday) to remove from their agenda the discussion of a national priorities map that has been submitted by Finance Minister Yair Lapid. According to the plan, various tax benefits are to be offered to 250 new communities.

      The discussion was postponed by Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni, who demanded a comprehensive discussion of the distribution of the proposed benefits.  She said that she saw that amongst the communities listed were 34 that were 'isolated communities'.

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