Files found by chance shed light on one of Israel's first judicial scandals
Why was Gad Frumkin, an obvious shoo-in for Israel’s first Supreme Court, denied that privilege in the state’s earliest days? The history of that first appointments scandal has just become a little bit clearer.
A five-page document, in German and Hebrew, that was recently discovered in the personal archive of Israel’s first Justice Minister, Pinchas Rosen, sheds light on the country’s first appointments-related scandal − 65 years before an incident at the Hong Kong airport’s duty-free shop torpedoed a candidate for governor of the Bank of Israel.
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