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MK retires from Yisrael Beitenu in protest of entering government without pushing social reform

MK Orly Levy-Abercassis, who was until today second on the Yisrael Beitenu list, resigned from the party Thursday in protest of the decision of Avigdor Liberman to enter the government.
Levy-Abercassis stated that Liberman entered into the coalition without pursuing guarantees to further social goals.The former model and television presenter will remain an MK. She announced the decision on Facebook: "I will endeavor to work as a Knesset member, in accordance with my conscience and entirely for the public good."
The party are reportedly attempting to prevent Levy-Abercassis's retirement, which came as a surprise to Liberman.
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