Silvan Shalom

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Silvan Shalom
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Born (1958-08-04) 4 August 1958 (age 64)
Gabès, Tunisia

Zion Silvan Shalom (Hebrew: ציון סילבן שלום, born 4 August 1958) is an Israeli politician who was a member of the Knesset for Likud between 1992 and 2015. He held a few big Minister positions, such as the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior. He resigned on 24 December 2015 following allegations of sexual harassment.[1][2] Later on, the Attorney-General said these claims were false.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rabinovitch, Ari (20 December 2015). "Israel's vice premier Silvan Shalom resigns amid sex harassment allegations". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  2. Shuttleworth, Kate (20 December 2015). "Silvan Shalom's replacement to be Likud's first openly gay Knesset member". Retrieved 2 September 2020 – via www.theguardian.com.
  3. TOI STAFF (7 May 2019). "Sexual assault investigation of Silvan Shalom is closed". The Times of Israel. Retrieved 18 December 2019.