Avraham Hirschson

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Avraham Hirchson (Hebrew: אברהם הירשזון, 11 February 1941 – 7 March 2022) was an Israeli politician. He was a member of the Knesset for Likud and Kadima between 1981 and 1984, and again from 1992 until 2009. He was Minister of Communications (2006), Minister of Finance (2006–2007) and Minister of Tourism (2005–2006). He resigned after being accused of corruption.[1][2] He lost his re-elected to the Knesset in 2009. Hirschson was born in Tel Mond, Mandatory Palestine.

Hirschson died on 7 March 2022, aged 81.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Vered Lubitch (8 June 2009). בית המשפט קבע: אברהם הירשזון גנב [The court ruled: Avraham Hirschson stole] (in Hebrew). Ynet. Retrieved 11 August 2014. The judge in the district court for Tel-Aviv, Bracha Ophir Tom, convicted Hirschson of stealing approximately 2 million shekels from the National Workers Labor Federation....
  2. Ofra Edelman (18 June 2009). "Prosecutors demand 'harsh' prison term for convicted ex-finance minister". Haaretz. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  3. "Former Finance Minister Avraham Hirschson dies at 81". Israel Hayom. 7 March 2022. Retrieved 7 March 2022.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Bio, Knesset website