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Bank of Israel Deputy Governor and Acting Governor Dr. Karnit Flug expressed deep sadness over the passing of Yigal Brightman, who was a member of the Advisory Committee to the Governor on Banking Matters.

The management of the Bank of Israel, the Supervisor of Banks, and the employees of the Bank of Israel share the family's pain and that of the employees of the Deloitte, Brightman, Almagor, Zohar accounting firm.

Dr. Flug said: “Yigal Brightman was a leader in the Israeli financial sector.  His passing is a tremendous loss to the business community, and his character will be missed in the public sphere”.