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  6/17/2014, Sivan 19, 5774

Rivlin's Replacement Officially Sworn In

MK Carmel Shama-Hacohen (Likud Beytenu) was officially sworn in on Monday as a member of the 19th Knesset.

Shama-Hacohen replaces Reuven Rivlin, who was elected last week as the next president of Israel. He served as an MK on behalf of the Likud in the 18th Knesset, in which he served as Deputy Knesset Speaker and chairman of the Economics Committee.