Molla (Kadima) was elected Deputy Knesset Speaker on Wednesday, and will become
the first Ethiopian MK to fill the role when the Knesset summer recess ends in
Theoretically, if both President Shimon Peres and Knesset
Speaker Reuven Rivlin are out of the country, Molla could serve as Israel's
"I'm honored to serve in such an important job in Israeli
democracy, and be able to set the Knesset's agenda together with the speaker and
his other deputies," Molla said.