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Remarks by MK Isaac Herzog, Israeli Labor Party Leader and Opposition Leader


To the opening of the winter session of the Israeli Knesset October 27, 2014 The Psalms say,  “I was young and I was old and did not see the righteous forsaken, when they asked for bread.” Today, from this podium, I have a confession: I also was young and I am old – and some would say, I stayed young looking – and I do see the righteous forsaken and see that, though they sow, they also must ask for bread, but they are not heard! Unfortunately there are many who live in fear that …

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Israel’s Youngest Knesset Member Sworn In Today

Press Release Israel’s Youngest Knesset Member Sworn In Today Media Advisory: For Immediate Release New York, NY, February 5, 2013 CONTACT: Aliza Becker Two years ago, a young Israeli woman made headlines and history as the leader of the unexpected “social protest movement” that brought hundreds of thousands of Israelis into the streets demanding social justice and equality. Today Stav Shaffir made history again, when at age 27 she was sworn in as the youngest member of the …

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