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  5/28/2014, Iyar 28, 5774

David Levy Won't Run for President

The deadline to submit candidacies for the position of president of Israel ended at midnight on Tuesday, and former foreign minister David Levy’s name is not on the list.

Six candidates met throughout the day with Knesset Speaker MK Yuli Edelstein and presented their candidacy: MK Reuven Rivlin (Likud), MK Meir Sheetrit (Hatnua), MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer (Labor), former Knesset Speaker Dalia Itzik, Nobel Laureate Professor Dan Shechtman, and former Supreme Court Justice Dalia Dorner.