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Israel’s Labor Party Elects Herzog to Replace Yachimovich as New Leader

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Isaac Herzog, newly elected leader of Israel's Labor Party. Photo: WikiCommons.

Isaac Herzog, newly elected leader of Israel's Labor Party. Photo: WikiCommons.

Times of Israel – “We will challenge the [Netanyahu] government until we reclaim the leadership [of the country],” said Isaac Herzog, the Labor Party’s new chairman in his acceptance speech Friday morning, hours after his victory over outgoing chairwoman Shelly Yachimovich was announced.

“Today we started a path that will lead to the return of the Labor Party to the helm of the country, and we will win. The work has begun to return [this party] to its rightful place,” Herzog said at the festive press conference Friday in Tel Aviv.

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