The authorities in the Chinese-administered region may go lightly on VIPs who shoplift, but that doesn't mean the Turkel Committee should take the same approach in evaluating Jacob Frenkel's nomination to head the Bank of Israel.
Hebrew doesn't have a word for "shoplifting," but perhaps the allegations against Jacob Frenkel - he was accused of stealing a bottle of cologne from a duty-free store in the Hong Kong airport in 2006 - as he awaits confirmation as the next...
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