Former Mapam leader Elazar Granot, a member of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee was a Soviet agent, according to documents uncovered by Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman.
Sources in the Israel Women’s Network say the MK improperly sought to raise money for the group and get an aide chosen its director.
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