Israel’s Holocaust memorial appointed a former Israeli Cabinet minister as chairman. Yosef “Tommy” Lapid, a Holocaust survivor, was named chairman of Yad Vashem on Sunday. Lapid, the former head of the Shinui Party and former TV pundit, has served as Israeli deputy prime minister and minister of justice.
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