Zeev Bielski reelected WZO head

June 22, 2006 23:25


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Jewish Agency Chairman Zeev Bielski was unanimously reelected the head the World Zionist Organization Thursday on the closing day of the 35th World Zionist Congress. Bielski, of Kadima, is expected to be re-elected to his agency post next week at the Board of Governors meeting.Other leading WZO posts went to Hagai Merom, a Labor representative who will serve as treasurer, and Shlomo Gravitz (Kadima), who will head the settlement division, as opposed to past years when it was headed by Mizrahi. In addition, a new post - the department for Zionist institutions - was created and Shlomo Mola (Kadima) was chosen to head it. Mola becomes the first Ethiopian to hold an executive post on the WZO.

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