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  3/30/2014, Adar Bet 28, 5774

Dan Halutz Steps Down as Basketball Commissioner

Former chief of staff Dan Halutz of the Israel Defense Forces announced, Sunday evening, that he is stepping down as chairman of the Israel Basketball Union after six months in the position. The announcement on his Facebook page was expected.

There were those who opposed Halutz's appointment to the position and those who think the union's condition deteriorated rather than improve under his leadership.