Herschkowitz expected to quit Habayit Hayehudi primary race

October 22, 2012 17:59


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Science and Technology Minister Daniel Herschkowitz was expected to announce that he would be stepping down from the Habayit Hayehudi primary race on Monday night.

Senior sources in the party said that Herschkowitz was leaving the race and will back MK Zevulun Orlev as head of the party. The two called a joint press conference for 7 p.m. on Monday night.

The move is a blow to the third Habayit Hayehudi candidate Naftali Bennett.

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