Israel Election Results: 'Liberal Judaism Raises Its Voice' as First Reform Rabbi Makes It Into Knesset

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Rabbi Gilad Kariv, number four on the Labor Party list, has made history by becoming the first non-Orthodox rabbi to serve as an Israeli lawmaker.

Kariv, 47, has until now served as the CEO and president of the Reform movement in Israel. He has long been active in the Labor Party and has run in its primaries more than five times in his persistent quest to represent the party in the Knesset. 

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