Former minister and scientist Ne'eman dies at 81

Former minister Professor Yuval Ne'eman passed away Wednesday in Ichilov Hospital at the age of 81. He was a laureate of the Israel Prize for science, and served as Minister of Energy, Minister of Infrastuctures and as Minister of Science and Technology over the course of three Knesset terms. Ne'eman had been hospitalized and unconscious in the neurosurgery ward since suffering a stroke several days ago.