Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's 9th prime minister, has been in office from 2009 and is currently serving his 4th term in the position which he also held from 1996-1999. Netanyahu previously served as Israel's embassador to the UN, Minister of Finance, Foreign Minister, Leader of the Opposition and is current the Chairman of the ruling Likud party.
His latest adversary is no longer Obama or Trump but Shirley Pinto, the Knesset's first deaf MK, who gave birth on Thursday.
Netanyahu trial star witness cross-examined after prosecution fails to expel press.
Hefetz has been testifying daily since Monday and is considered a crucial witness for the prosecution because of his deep closeness to Netanyahu.
In order to convict Netanyahu, the state prosecution needs to prove that he had a criminal mental state to perpetrate media bribery and need to get the ex-PM himself on the witness stand.
Hefetz may be the most critical witness in the trial because he is one of two who can point the finger directly at Netanyahu on media bribery charges.
Ex-Communications Ministry director-general Avi Berger testified in Netanyahu Case 4000 trial.
Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's trial was postponed again, case will mostly resume in October.
"Why did he agree to give Gideon, Bennett, Gantz and everyone else the role of prime minister, just so he could not give it to anyone else in the Likud?" Edelstein asked.
The process is expected to last a few weeks, though N12 has reported that the legal adviser for the PMO has not yet set an official date for the transfer.
Witness: Accused 'insisted that he destroy all text messages relating to the media scheme.'