In Harel Cohen’s view, speaking as parliamentary assistant to MK Yaakov Katz, Mike Blass has been given authority well beyond the scope of his job description.
“It is quite odd that Justice Minister [Yaakov Neeman] has empowered a man who has gotten the government in trouble and said outright lies to the court, as Bogie Yaalon put it. Instead of kicking him out, they’ve actually extended his term because the attorney slated to replace him is on maternity leave.”
“This is absurd,” Cohen said.
About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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