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Yadin’s Movement Officially Dead

March 5, 1981
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— The Democratic Movement, originally the Democratic Movement for Change before several splits from it took place, officially declared itself dead at its final council last night. Newspapers and commentators expressed surprise today that its two Cabinet ministers, Deputy Premier Yigael Yadin and Welfare Minister Israel Katz had announced their intention of staying in the Cabinet until the elections June 30. The general feeling was that they should have resigned the Cabinet seats since they no longer have a party to represent, but only themselves. While Yadin has already announced that he is retiring from politics, neither Katz nor former Justice Minister Shmuel Tamir have spelled out clearly what they plan to do.

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