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Oren Hazan, a new Knesset Member of the Likud party is seen talking on his mobile phone during a welcoming reception for members of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on March 31, 2015, prior to the first session of the newly-elected parliament.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman and leader of Yisrael Beytenu party is seen leaving the stage after speaking to supporters following exit poll results at the party's election headquarters in Jerusalem, on March 17, 2015.

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Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party is seen as he delivers a statement to the media outside a polling station in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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A supporter of the Zionist Union party is seen outside a polling station in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seen during an interview for Israeli television at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man casts his vote at a polling station in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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A supporter of the right-wing Likud party hands out fliers with the picture of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as he campaigns in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 15, 2015, two days ahead of legislative elections in Israel.

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Israeli Member of the Parliament and leader of the Yesh Atid party, Yair Lapid, attends a conference in Jerusalem, on February 3, 2015.

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Israeli Minister of Economics and leader of the Jewish Home party Naftali Bennett is seen using his mobile phone during a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on January 21, 2015. The Knesset approved a bill to raise the minimum wage in Israel.

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Israeli Minister of Economics and leader of the Jewish Home party Naftali Bennett waves for supporters after casting his vote during the Jewish Home party primary elections in Jerusalem, Israel, on January 14, 2015.

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Campaign posters calling to vote for far-right Israeli parliament member and member of the Likud party, Moshe Feiglin, are seen during the Likud party primary elections, outside a polling station in Jerusalem, on December 31, 2014.

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Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (C) accompanied by two of his bodyguards (L and R), holds a child as he interacts with Likud party activists, after casting his vote during the Likud party primary elections in Jerusalem, on December 31, 2014.

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An Israeli woman holds her baby behind a voting booth during the Likud party primary elections, at a polling station in Jerusalem, on December 31, 2014.

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A supporter of Israeli parliament member Aryeh Deri (not pictured) holds a picture of the late spiritual leader of Shas Party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, as he is confronted by a supporter of parliament member Eli Yishai (not pictured), following a press conference in Jerusalem, on December 15, 2014, in which Yishai, former head of Shas Party, announced he is leaving the party and establishing a new party to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is seen prior to a press conference held by Knesset Member Eli Yishai (not pictured) in Jerusalem, on December 15, 2014, in which Yishai, former head of Shas Party, announced he is leaving the party and establishing a new party to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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Shas Party leader Aryeh Deri gestures as he speaks during a press conference with Adina Bar-Shalom, the daughter of the late Shas Party spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yoesf, at the party's headquarters in Jerusalem, on December 14, 2014. Deri and Bar-Shalom announced that she would head a special “Women's Advisory Committee” that would work with Shas to develop policies to help women and families.

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Israeli parliament member and leader of the Yesh Atid party, Yair Lapid addresses the Jerusalem Post Diplomats Conference in Jerusalem, Israel, on December 11, 2014.

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Israeli Opposition Leader and Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog (C), is seen during a Labor faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on December 3, 2014.

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Israeli parliament member Eitan Cabel wears his jacket during a Labor faction meeting at the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on November 10, 2014.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman attends a press conference at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on July 15, 2014.

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony for the laying of the foundation stone of Mount Herzl Memorial Hall for soldiers who have fallen in Israel's wars in Jerusalem, on April 30, 2014. 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony for the laying of the foundation stone of Mount Herzl Memorial Hall for soldiers who have fallen in Israel's wars in Jerusalem, on April 30, 2014. 

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (2nd L), his wife Laureen (L), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R) and his wife Sara (R) attend an official welcoming ceremony at the Israeli Prime Minister office in Jerusalem, on January 19, 2014. Harper is on four-day visit to  Israel and the Palestinian Territories, the first by a serving Canadian Prime Minister since 2000.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the Alumni Conference of the National Defense College in Jerusalem, Israel, on January 15, 2014.

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Israeli parliament member Miri Regev, of the Likud party gestures as she speaks during a reception for Israeli mayors and heads of local and regional councils, held at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on December 11, 2013.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) is seen during a Likud faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on November 11, 2013.

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Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) watches as a medical worker administers a dose of Polio immunization to a young boy at a clinic in Jerusalem, Israel, on August 21, 2013. Israel's Health Ministry has initiated a mass vaccination program for more than one million children in Israel, estimated to take around a month an a half, following a recent spread of the polio virus.

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Israeli parliament member Rabbi Meir Porush of the Ashkenazi ultra-Orthodox United Torah Judaism Party is being escorted by Knesset security staff after handcuffing himself to the Knesset podium, during the first reading of a bill that would significantly increase the enlistment of ultra-Orthodox Israelis in the Israel Defense Forces and national service, at the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on July 23, 2013. 

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C), Israeli Minister of Internal Affairs Gideon Saar (L) and Israeli Minister for Regional Development, Minister for the Development of the Negev and Galilee and Minister of Energy and Water Silvan Shalom (R), attend a special session marking a year since the passing of former Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on July 9, 2013.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference in which the Israeli government presented a new planned sea ports reform in Israel, at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on July 3, 2013. The Israeli government initiated a tender for two new private ports to operate beside existing government-owned ports in Haifa and Ashdod in a bid to raise competition, break the monopoly in the current system and lower the costs of good in Israel.

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Chairman of the Israeli parliament Economic Affairs Committee, Avishay Braverman (R) touches the head of Israel's Supervisor of Banks David Zaken, during a session of the Economic Affairs Committee at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 25, 2013.

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Arab-Israeli Member of the Knesset, Jamal Zahalka of the Balad party (acronym for National Democratic Assembly in Hebrew), confronts Knesset security staff as he is being escorted out of the Israeli parliament's plenum hall during a debate on 'Praver Bill' which is aimed at Bedouin settlements regularization in the Negev, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 24, 2013. Arab-Israeli Knesset members tore the bill on the parliament's podium in protest of the proposed Bill which narrowly passed first reading.

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Arab-Israeli Member of the Knesset Mohammad Barakeh of the Hadash party (acronym for The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality in Hebrew) tears the 'Praver Bill' in protest, during a debate on the bill, which is aimed at Bedouin settlements regularization in the Negev, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 24, 2013. Arab-Israeli Knesset members tore the bill on the parliament's podium in protest of the proposed Bill which narrowly passed first reading.

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The silhouette of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he carries a speech is seen on a wall behind one of his bodyguards, during the closing plenary session of the 5th annual Israeli Presidential Conference, titled 'The Decisions that will Shape Tomorrow' in Jerusalem, Israel, on June 20, 2013. 

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Israeli President Shimon Peres kisses and embraces actress Sharon Stone as they attend a panel titled 'Talk of the Day' during the 5th annual Israeli Presidential Conference held in Jerusalem, Israel, on June 20, 2013. 

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Leader of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Shas party Aryeh Deri (R) and Shas party parliament member Eli Yishai (2nd L) attend a Shas faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 17, 2013.

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Israeli President Shimon Peres attends an event honoring Jewish World War II Veterans in Jerusalem, Israel, on May 6, 2013.

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Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R) and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (R) attend Israel's Independence Day celebration at the Israeli President's Residence in Jerusalem, on April 16, 2013, as the Jewish state celebrates its 65th Independence Day.

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A worker cleans the stage between an Israeli flag and an American flag, as final preparations are made before U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to Israeli students at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 21, 2013.

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Newly sworn Israeli Minister of Economics and head of Israel's Jewish Home party, Naftali Bennett arrives for the first cabinet meeting after the swearing in of the new Israeli government, at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on March 18, 2013.

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (C) attends an Atzmaut faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 4, 2012.

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Israeli Minister of Internal Affairs Eli Yishai talks on his cellular phone, during a special session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on May 14, 2012, to elect Israel's next State Comptroller.

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Israeli parliament member Binyamin (Fouad) Ben-Eliezer gestures as he attends a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on May 9, 2012.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on March 14, 2012.

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Israeli Minister of Science and Technology Daniel Hershkowitz (C) answers questions by kindergarten children during his visit to their kindergarten in Jerusalem, on Israel's National Science Day, March 14, 2012. 

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman (C), Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon (L) and Prof. Daniel Friedmann (R) attend a seminar titled: "Changes in the status of the Knesset" at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on February 21, 2012.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a reunion conference for the alumni of the National Security College in Jerusalem, on December 13, 2011.

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Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni (2nd L), parliament member Ronnie Bar-On (3rd L), parliament member Tzachi Hanegbi (L) and chairman of the Kadima party Council, Haim Ramon (R), all of Kadima party, attend a press conference at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on November 30, 2011, following Livni's meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman, Jordan earlier today.

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Israeli parliament member and former Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz of Kadima party attends a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on November 21, 2011.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a conference of the Jewish Agency for Israel in Jerusalem, on June 28, 2011. 

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Israeli President Shimon Peres smells flowers at an exhibition presented during the Israeli Presidential Conference in Jerusalem, on June 23, 2011.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat attend the opening of Jerusalem Day celebrations at the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem, on May 31, 2011. 

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Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak stands between two of his bodyguards as he attends a ceremony marking the VE Day (Victory in Europe) at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, on May 11, 2011.

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British Foreign Secretary William Hague (R) and Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman shake hands after signing a bilateral film co-production agreement, which will increase cooperation between the film industries of the two countries, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, on November 3, 2010. 

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Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak, lectures on "strategy and policy of Israeli governments" at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on November 2, 2010.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman hits a ball during a table tennis tournament held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, on March 8, 2010.

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Israeli Opposition Leader, Tzipi Livni gestures as she speaks during a convention in Jerusalem, on February 17, 2010.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman (R) shakes hands with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle during a joint press conference following their meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, on November 24, 2009. 

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Israeli President Shimon Peres holds a non-lethal crowd dispersing weapon presented to him by police officers during a visit to the Israeli police headquarters in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2009. 

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An Israeli woman, holding her dog, votes in Israel's general election at a polling station in Jerusalem, on February 10, 2009.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and leader of the Kadima party, Tzipi Livni, holds a baby during an elections campaign rally for women in Jerusalem, on February 6, 2009.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert interacts with a clown during a Hanukkah party for Israeli children suffering from cancer at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on December 20, 2006.

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 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony for the laying of the foundation stone of Mount Herzl Memorial Hall for soldiers who have fallen in Israel's wars in Jerusalem, on April 30, 2014. 
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Oren Hazan, a new Knesset Member of the Likud party is seen talking on his mobile phone during a welcoming reception for members of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on March 31, 2015, prior to the first session of the newly-elected parliament.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman and leader of Yisrael Beytenu party is seen leaving the stage after speaking to supporters following exit poll results at the party's election headquarters in Jerusalem, on March 17, 2015.

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Naftali Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party is seen as he delivers a statement to the media outside a polling station in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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A supporter of the Zionist Union party is seen outside a polling station in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seen during an interview for Israeli television at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man casts his vote at a polling station in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2015, as Israelis vote in early parliament elections.

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A supporter of the right-wing Likud party hands out fliers with the picture of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as he campaigns in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 15, 2015, two days ahead of legislative elections in Israel.

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Israeli Member of the Parliament and leader of the Yesh Atid party, Yair Lapid, attends a conference in Jerusalem, on February 3, 2015.

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Israeli Minister of Economics and leader of the Jewish Home party Naftali Bennett is seen using his mobile phone during a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on January 21, 2015. The Knesset approved a bill to raise the minimum wage in Israel.

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Israeli Minister of Economics and leader of the Jewish Home party Naftali Bennett waves for supporters after casting his vote during the Jewish Home party primary elections in Jerusalem, Israel, on January 14, 2015.

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Campaign posters calling to vote for far-right Israeli parliament member and member of the Likud party, Moshe Feiglin, are seen during the Likud party primary elections, outside a polling station in Jerusalem, on December 31, 2014.

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Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (C) accompanied by two of his bodyguards (L and R), holds a child as he interacts with Likud party activists, after casting his vote during the Likud party primary elections in Jerusalem, on December 31, 2014.

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An Israeli woman holds her baby behind a voting booth during the Likud party primary elections, at a polling station in Jerusalem, on December 31, 2014.

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A supporter of Israeli parliament member Aryeh Deri (not pictured) holds a picture of the late spiritual leader of Shas Party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, as he is confronted by a supporter of parliament member Eli Yishai (not pictured), following a press conference in Jerusalem, on December 15, 2014, in which Yishai, former head of Shas Party, announced he is leaving the party and establishing a new party to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man is seen prior to a press conference held by Knesset Member Eli Yishai (not pictured) in Jerusalem, on December 15, 2014, in which Yishai, former head of Shas Party, announced he is leaving the party and establishing a new party to run in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

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Shas Party leader Aryeh Deri gestures as he speaks during a press conference with Adina Bar-Shalom, the daughter of the late Shas Party spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yoesf, at the party's headquarters in Jerusalem, on December 14, 2014. Deri and Bar-Shalom announced that she would head a special “Women's Advisory Committee” that would work with Shas to develop policies to help women and families.

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Israeli parliament member and leader of the Yesh Atid party, Yair Lapid addresses the Jerusalem Post Diplomats Conference in Jerusalem, Israel, on December 11, 2014.

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Israeli Opposition Leader and Labor Party leader Isaac Herzog (C), is seen during a Labor faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on December 3, 2014.

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Israeli parliament member Eitan Cabel wears his jacket during a Labor faction meeting at the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on November 10, 2014.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman attends a press conference at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on July 15, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony for the laying of the foundation stone of Mount Herzl Memorial Hall for soldiers who have fallen in Israel's wars in Jerusalem, on April 30, 2014. 

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (2nd L), his wife Laureen (L), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R) and his wife Sara (R) attend an official welcoming ceremony at the Israeli Prime Minister office in Jerusalem, on January 19, 2014. Harper is on four-day visit to  Israel and the Palestinian Territories, the first by a serving Canadian Prime Minister since 2000.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the Alumni Conference of the National Defense College in Jerusalem, Israel, on January 15, 2014.

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Israeli parliament member Miri Regev, of the Likud party gestures as she speaks during a reception for Israeli mayors and heads of local and regional councils, held at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on December 11, 2013.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) is seen during a Likud faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on November 11, 2013.

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Israeli President Shimon Peres (R) watches as a medical worker administers a dose of Polio immunization to a young boy at a clinic in Jerusalem, Israel, on August 21, 2013. Israel's Health Ministry has initiated a mass vaccination program for more than one million children in Israel, estimated to take around a month an a half, following a recent spread of the polio virus.

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Israeli parliament member Rabbi Meir Porush of the Ashkenazi ultra-Orthodox United Torah Judaism Party is being escorted by Knesset security staff after handcuffing himself to the Knesset podium, during the first reading of a bill that would significantly increase the enlistment of ultra-Orthodox Israelis in the Israel Defense Forces and national service, at the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on July 23, 2013. 

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C), Israeli Minister of Internal Affairs Gideon Saar (L) and Israeli Minister for Regional Development, Minister for the Development of the Negev and Galilee and Minister of Energy and Water Silvan Shalom (R), attend a special session marking a year since the passing of former Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on July 9, 2013.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference in which the Israeli government presented a new planned sea ports reform in Israel, at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on July 3, 2013. The Israeli government initiated a tender for two new private ports to operate beside existing government-owned ports in Haifa and Ashdod in a bid to raise competition, break the monopoly in the current system and lower the costs of good in Israel.

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Chairman of the Israeli parliament Economic Affairs Committee, Avishay Braverman (R) touches the head of Israel's Supervisor of Banks David Zaken, during a session of the Economic Affairs Committee at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 25, 2013.

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Arab-Israeli Member of the Knesset, Jamal Zahalka of the Balad party (acronym for National Democratic Assembly in Hebrew), confronts Knesset security staff as he is being escorted out of the Israeli parliament's plenum hall during a debate on 'Praver Bill' which is aimed at Bedouin settlements regularization in the Negev, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 24, 2013. Arab-Israeli Knesset members tore the bill on the parliament's podium in protest of the proposed Bill which narrowly passed first reading.

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Arab-Israeli Member of the Knesset Mohammad Barakeh of the Hadash party (acronym for The Democratic Front for Peace and Equality in Hebrew) tears the 'Praver Bill' in protest, during a debate on the bill, which is aimed at Bedouin settlements regularization in the Negev, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 24, 2013. Arab-Israeli Knesset members tore the bill on the parliament's podium in protest of the proposed Bill which narrowly passed first reading.

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The silhouette of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he carries a speech is seen on a wall behind one of his bodyguards, during the closing plenary session of the 5th annual Israeli Presidential Conference, titled 'The Decisions that will Shape Tomorrow' in Jerusalem, Israel, on June 20, 2013. 

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Israeli President Shimon Peres kisses and embraces actress Sharon Stone as they attend a panel titled 'Talk of the Day' during the 5th annual Israeli Presidential Conference held in Jerusalem, Israel, on June 20, 2013. 

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Leader of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish Shas party Aryeh Deri (R) and Shas party parliament member Eli Yishai (2nd L) attend a Shas faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 17, 2013.

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Israeli President Shimon Peres attends an event honoring Jewish World War II Veterans in Jerusalem, Israel, on May 6, 2013.

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Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R) and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (R) attend Israel's Independence Day celebration at the Israeli President's Residence in Jerusalem, on April 16, 2013, as the Jewish state celebrates its 65th Independence Day.

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A worker cleans the stage between an Israeli flag and an American flag, as final preparations are made before U.S. President Barack Obama's speech to Israeli students at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 21, 2013.

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Newly sworn Israeli Minister of Economics and head of Israel's Jewish Home party, Naftali Bennett arrives for the first cabinet meeting after the swearing in of the new Israeli government, at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on March 18, 2013.

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Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (C) attends an Atzmaut faction meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on June 4, 2012.

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Israeli Minister of Internal Affairs Eli Yishai talks on his cellular phone, during a special session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on May 14, 2012, to elect Israel's next State Comptroller.

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Israeli parliament member Binyamin (Fouad) Ben-Eliezer gestures as he attends a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on May 9, 2012.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on March 14, 2012.

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Israeli Minister of Science and Technology Daniel Hershkowitz (C) answers questions by kindergarten children during his visit to their kindergarten in Jerusalem, on Israel's National Science Day, March 14, 2012. 

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman (C), Israel's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon (L) and Prof. Daniel Friedmann (R) attend a seminar titled: "Changes in the status of the Knesset" at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on February 21, 2012.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a reunion conference for the alumni of the National Security College in Jerusalem, on December 13, 2011.

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Israeli Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni (2nd L), parliament member Ronnie Bar-On (3rd L), parliament member Tzachi Hanegbi (L) and chairman of the Kadima party Council, Haim Ramon (R), all of Kadima party, attend a press conference at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on November 30, 2011, following Livni's meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Amman, Jordan earlier today.

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Israeli parliament member and former Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz of Kadima party attends a session of the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, on November 21, 2011.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a conference of the Jewish Agency for Israel in Jerusalem, on June 28, 2011. 

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Israeli President Shimon Peres smells flowers at an exhibition presented during the Israeli Presidential Conference in Jerusalem, on June 23, 2011.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat attend the opening of Jerusalem Day celebrations at the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem, on May 31, 2011. 

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Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak stands between two of his bodyguards as he attends a ceremony marking the VE Day (Victory in Europe) at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, on May 11, 2011.

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British Foreign Secretary William Hague (R) and Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman shake hands after signing a bilateral film co-production agreement, which will increase cooperation between the film industries of the two countries, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, on November 3, 2010. 

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Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak, lectures on "strategy and policy of Israeli governments" at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem on November 2, 2010.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman hits a ball during a table tennis tournament held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, on March 8, 2010.

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Israeli Opposition Leader, Tzipi Livni gestures as she speaks during a convention in Jerusalem, on February 17, 2010.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Lieberman (R) shakes hands with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle during a joint press conference following their meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem, on November 24, 2009. 

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Israeli President Shimon Peres holds a non-lethal crowd dispersing weapon presented to him by police officers during a visit to the Israeli police headquarters in Jerusalem, Israel, on March 17, 2009. 

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An Israeli woman, holding her dog, votes in Israel's general election at a polling station in Jerusalem, on February 10, 2009.

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Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and leader of the Kadima party, Tzipi Livni, holds a baby during an elections campaign rally for women in Jerusalem, on February 6, 2009.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert interacts with a clown during a Hanukkah party for Israeli children suffering from cancer at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on December 20, 2006.

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