After the postponement of the election for the position of chairman of the agency: Is the solution to the Avidar crisis found?

The chair game: A solution to the issue has not yet been found Eli Avidar, The intelligence veteran who was promised and in whom he is interested. The possibility is now being examined that the Minister of Diaspora, Nachman Shai, Will serve as chairman of the Jewish Agency. Sources involved in the details said in a conversation with Maariv that Shai began to take an interest in the subject in the position, and even to hold talks with factors related to the decision-making process.

Lapid addressed the issue during a faction meeting on Monday, when he said he had a government candidate for the post. However, the issue has not yet been finally resolved, as the class is that the Labor Party will actually have to give up the position of minister, so that Shai can be appointed to the position, so this depends, among other things, on Michaeli’s consent.

In addition, Avidar himself is still only interested in the intelligence file he was promised. According to estimates in the political system, if this matures into a possible solution – it will be proposed toLazarus Stern To move to the Ministry of Diaspora – and thus the Ministry of Intelligence will be evacuated to Avidar. In order for Shai to be appointed, he must win a majority of the votes of the members of the selection committee (9 out of 10).

Nachman Shai (Photo: Yonatan Zindel, Flash 90)

The committee that selects the chairman of the Jewish Agency decided to postpone the election for a month. The decision was made after the committee convened to discuss its steps in light of the situation created with the resignation of Minister Elazar Stern from the race. A person in the IDF.

Among the prominent candidates remaining in the race for the position: Former Minister of Diaspora, nominated on behalf of Defense Minister Bnei Gantz – Omar Yankelevich, initiator and chairman of the board of Beit Hatfutsot, wife of MK Yuli Edelstein, Irena Nevzlin, former MK Danny Danon, who served as Israeli ambassador At the UN, Maj. Gen. (Res.) And former MK Uzi Dayan and former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren.


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