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CAPTION ONLY: CANDIDATE COURTS ORTHODOX JEWS

Jews Likud presidential candidate Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu, left, meets with ultra orthodox Jews during his campaign in the southern port town of Ashdod, Israel. Prime Minister Shimon Peres retained only a 5 percent lead over opposition leader Netanyahu. In a Gallup poll taken this week, 45 percent of Israeli voters said they would cast ballots for Peres in elections May 29, compared with 40 percent for Netanyahu. Fifteen percent were undecided.