Netanyahu maintains that the case against him is “full of holes, like Swiss cheese.” But that’s what his predecessor said too, and he was convicted.
Disgraced former Israeli president Moshe Katsav, who has been serving a seven-year prison sentence for rape, was on Sunday set for early release after five years behind bars, a parole board order said.
Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav has filed a request for a presidential pardon.
This week Israel, notorious for its macho culture put its former President Moshe Katsav, convicted last year on rape charges, behind bars.
The French public is wrestling with the arrest a man who sat proudly on the top of the ladder of prestige and privilege, who is supposed to represent their country to the world and bring it pride.
Imagine for a moment that Monica Lewinsky had not been so enthusiastic about pursuing a sexual relationship with President Clinton, that he had pursued her against her will, and had imposed himself on her physically.
Crossposted from Haaretz
TEL AVIV — With Israelis already angry over their government’s handling of the crisis in Lebanon, Israel has been hit by a wave of scandals involving several top government and military officials.