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Professor Leo Leiderman withdrew his candidacy for governor of the Bank of Israel, just two days before his election was to be announced.
Leiderman’s withdrawal comes just days after Yaakov Frankel withdrew his candidacy, after an old scandal involving a duty free in Hong Kong resurfaced.
PM Netanyahu and FM Lapid stated their regret with Leiderman’s decision.
Opposition MK Yechimovitch said that Lapid and Netanyahu need to go to the home of the former deputy governor Karnit Flug, and ask forgiveness from her, for not hiring her as the next bank governor. Flug quit 2 days ago, after she learned of Leiderman’s appointment.
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Lieberman’s issues a disproportionate response to polls that show his party will barely squeeze into the Knesset.
Boehner criticized President Obama for failing to take the threat of terrorism and the Iranian nuclear threat seriously.
US Treasury Secy Jack Lew contends that French Jews really want to stay in France. They just want to be safe too.
El-Sisi has embarked on an ambitious plan to destroy Hamas’s tunnel infrastructure underneath the Egyptian-Gaza border.
Israeli food makers are getting nervous about Israeli taste buds being Americanized.
Now the Secret Service needs a device to disable drunken government workers who fly drones at 1600 Pennsylvania.
PM Binyamin Netanyahu warns at a memorial for late PM Ariel Sharon that Iran has already begun its war against Israel.
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Canada comes out in strong support of Israel as it faces another threat from Iranian Mideast proxy, Hezbollah.
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Apparently the Arabs believe that all these years they voted for Labor, they were not voting for a Zionist party.
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France allegedly snubbed Israel and didn’t want Netanyahu at the rally, but it was important that Netanyahu pushed his way to the front of the line.
Gisha complains not enough building materials is let into Gaza, but admits what goes in isn’t being used to rebuild Gazan homes.
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