The mayor of the Israeli city of Ra’anana resigned to take over the Jewish Agency for Israel. Zeev Bielski, who resigned Thursday, will take up his new position on Sunday. Bielski is succeeding Sallai Meridor as chairman of the Jewish Agency.
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