Nathan Eshel 311.
(photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)
The Civil Service Commission continued its investigation on Wednesday into
allegations that Nathan Eshel, the Prime Minister’s Office chief of staff,
harassed a female staffer.
The Civil Service Commission questioned Eshel
for nine hours on Tuesday, Channel 2 reported.
Because the investigation
is ongoing, no details would be disclosed at this time, a Civil Service
spokesman said on Wednesday.
The spokesman also denied that quotes in the
Hebrew press attributed to “senior officials involved in the investigation”
regarding the investigation proceedings had originated from commission
“The commission is not responsible for tendentious reports
distributed by interested parties,” the spokesman added.
suspected of harassing and intruding on the privacy of the staffer. According to
reports in the Hebrew press, the allegations were brought to the attention of
the attorney-general by cabinet secretary Tzvi Hauser, communications director
Yoaz Hendel and Maj.-Gen.
Yohanan Locker, the military secretary to the