Retired judge Edna Bekenstein cast doubt on Thursday on the possibility of former Prime Minister Ehud Barak's return to politics, commenting that if he faced elections again, it would be a violation of moral and legal reasoning.

"How could a someone who was on probation for one year lead the country?" the former president of Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court questioned.

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She added that Israel's future leader should have clean hands, and that Olmert's hands were unclean.