Former Jewish Underground Convict Receives More Than NIS 1.3 Million From State

The Israel Tax Authority paid him compensation for damage he suffered while cultivating land illegally in a Palestinian village – and he is suing for more.

The Israel Tax Authority has given Menachem Livni, one of the former heads of the Jewish Underground and now a farmer in the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba, approximately NIS 1,327,123 in compensation over a period of years for damage caused to Palestinian land he's been cultivating, according to documents submitted to the High Court of Justice.