An American in the Knesset

26.01.2013                      15.Schwat. 5773                      Tu BiSchwat; Beschalach; Schabbat Schira

Die neuen MK's (2):

An American in the Knesset

Yesh Atid’s Dov Lipman, a newly elected MK, has come far in the eight years since his aliya from Maryland.

Suddenly everyone is treating Dov Lipman, 17 on the Yesh Atid party’s list, very differently.
With the party polling mostly 10-11 seats leading into the election, Lipman, an American-born haredi activist from Beit Shemesh, was viewed as out of contention for the Knesset until 7 p.m. Tuesday night when unofficial results estimating around 19 seats started to come in….