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Herzog is Israel's 11th president


Isaac Herzog

JERUSALEM - Isaac Herzog, former minister, chairman of the Labour Party and leader of the Opposition, was elected by the Knesset (parliament) to serve as Israel's 11th president. Herzog currently serves as the chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel. Herzog was elected with the support of 87 out of the 120 Members of Knesset and his tenure will begin on July 9.

President-elect Herzog noted: "For over two decades I have fulfilled the mission of my life, to serve my people and my country with love, dedication and professionalism. I have studied Israeli society throughout...

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