Amir Peretz faints in Gush Halav during campaign event

Candidate for Labor Party leadership MK Amir Peretz (Labor)was examined by MDA teams in Gush Halav after fainting Saturday during acampaign event in the Upper Galilee village.Peretz’s medical condition was attributed to a combination of dehydration and exhaustion,but the would-be Labor leader did not require hospitalization after theincident. After an hour of rest, Peretz, who announced his candidacy earlierthis month, was back on his feet – and on the campaign trail.