Ramon to return to Knesset Monday

By GIL STERN STERN HOFFMAN
May 20, 2007 20:55

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Former justice minister Haim Ramon will on Monday make his first appearance at the Knesset since his conviction for sexually harassing a 20-year-old female soldier. Ramon is expected to make a decision after the May 28 Labor primary about whether to accept Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's unofficial invitation to return to the cabinet. Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter slammed his party colleague in an interview with a Kadima activist website saying that the party could not ignore Ramon's conviction. "As a party that presents itself as having values and changing Israeli politics we cannot take the Ramon incident and say, 'it doesn't matter let's move on.' That just isn't reasonable," said Dichter. Dichter is considered close to Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni whose stature would be harmed if Olmert appoints Ramon to be a minister in charge of negotiations with the Palestinians as has been reported.

Related Content

Jisr az-Zarq
April 3, 2014
Residents of Jisr az-Zarqa beckon Israel Trail hikers to enjoy their town

By SHARON UDASIN