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A Red-Faced Knesset

By Gabrielle Birkner

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One Member of the Knesset issued an ethics claim against himself after he got into a drunken argument with nightclub security guards; another MK attempted to diagnose a “sexual perversion”; still another was arrested for smuggling 25,000 Ecstasy tablets into Israel. And a fellow parliamentarian delivered a moving eulogy for a colleague who was still alive.

These incidents rank among the “Top 33 Most Embarrassing Moments in Knesset History,” which Dalia Karpel of Haaretz compiled in today’s paper.


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