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December 8, 2014 9:15 am

Israeli Lawmakers Gather for Last Day of Knesset Voting Before Dissolution

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Israel's Knesset. Photo: Tazpit News Agency.

At a ceremony 671 days ago, 48 new members of the Knesset were sworn in – a record number of freshman legislators to take office at one time. They joined 72 veteran MKs in vowing to promote a diplomatic process, reduce the cost of living, work on the housing crisis and serve the public in matters of religion and state.

But on Monday, the 120 legislators entered the Knesset for the last time this term, and – failing a dramatic event – will approve its own dissolution and go into recess ahead of the elections next March.

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