An estimated 1,000 Sedarim will be hosted in the FSU, some sponsored by the Russian Jewish Kehilos organization and many by Chabad shluchim.
**6,000 participants are expected at the seder being held in Gondar, Ethiopia.
**Likud MK Reuven Rivlin was unanimously elected as the next Knesset speaker in a Monday afternoon vote.
**The Knesset on Monday marked 30 years of ‘peace’ with Egypt. In his plenum address, outgoing PM Olmert turned to Premier-designate Netanyahu stating there is no alternative to the two-state solution.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)