Progressives, Center-left Lawmakers Lobby Tzipi Livni to Head Jewish Agency

With front-runner Elazar Stern dropping out of the race, center-left parties and non-Orthodox movements scramble to find new candidate who shares their liberal values

Judy Maltz
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Concerned by the growing possibility of a right-wing takeover at the Jewish Agency, following the withdrawal of the only self-described centrist candidate from the race, representatives of the progressive Jewish movements and center-left Israeli parties are searching for a new “big name” who could represent them.

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