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June 22, 2006
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The Zionist Congress elected what is believed to be its youngest president since Theodor Herzl. Yoel Hasson, 33, a lawmaker from Israel’s ruling Kadima Party, took the top slot Tuesday in a vote at the 35th Zionist Congress. Herzl was 37 when he became president of the first congress in 1897.

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