Labor’s Nachman Shai to be diaspora minister in new gov’t

The center-left Labor party announces MK Nachman Shai will serve as diaspora affairs minister in the “change government” set to be sworn in tomorrow.

Labor MK Gilad Kariv, a reform rabbi whose name was linked to the diaspora affairs post, will head the Knesset’s Constitution, Law and Justice Committee.

MK Nachman Shai, January 5, 2017 (Moshe Shai/Flash90)

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