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Broken-down consul-standard Dani Dayan to head Yad Vashem

Broken-down consul-standard Dani Dayan to head Yad Vashem

Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton intends to appoint Dani Dayan, her fellow New Hope Knesset candidate within the final election, because the following chairman of Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority.

Dayan served as chairman of the Yesha Council, the umbrella organization representing communities in Judea and Samaria, after which as consul-standard in New York sooner than running unsuccessfully with New Hope.

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When the appointment becomes legit, Dayan will replace Avner Shalev, who has held the place of abode for 27 years. The sensitive submit has been vacant due to challenges in appointing a fresh chairman.

Final August, old top minister Benjamin Netanyahu attempted to appoint old cabinet minister Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Effi Eitam to the submit.

However Eitam’s critics cited IDF investigations that chanced on he had ordered the beating of Palestinian rioters, bragged about it and became scolded by the IDF chief of workers. Alleged abuses of human rights made him unfit for one of these sensitive submit, they acknowledged.

These identical critics, then over again, had no field with the appointment of Dayan, who proved himself to be a builder of bridges between conservative and revolutionary Jews for the length of his tenure in New York.

Dayan became a “terrific appointment” for the submit, acknowledged old Labor MK Colette Avital, chairwoman of the Central Organization of Holocaust Survivors.

“He’s a man of broad horizons who became a a success consul-standard in New York,” acknowledged Avital, who also held that submit from 1992-1996.

Previous and gift leaders of Meretz acknowledged they’d no field with Dayan heading Yad Vashem, even though he chaired the Yesha Council within the past.

New Israel Fund director Mickey Gitzin acknowledged he did no longer object to the appointment.

“Effi Eitam became no longer ruled out for being a settler chief, and there isn’t one of these thing as a field with other folks that reside in settlements conserving key posts in Israeli society,” he acknowledged. “Eitam became unacceptable due to his many racist statements against Arabs that had been unfit for the chairman of Yad Vashem. “Dayan is a political adversary however a sound and merely chief, and I wish him nicely on this vital submit.”

Dayan is a old member of the Yad Vashem Council.

Broken-down consul-standard Dani Dayan to head Yad Vashem