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Scandal nixes appointment of Israel’s military chief

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/scandal_nixes_appointment_of_israels_military_chief_20110202

The appointment of Israel's new military chief of staff has been canceled because of a scandal over personal real estate. Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant had been set to succeed Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi later this month. Galant allegedly took over several acres of public land near his home on a moshav in northern Israel.

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