The chief of the Israeli police resigns after a corruption investigation. Israel’s military chief of staff resigns because of the Lebanon war fiasco. Israel’s minister of justice is convicted of sexual assault. Israel’s president resigns following charges of rape and sexual misconduct. Israel’s tax authority resigns because of corruption charges. Several other corruption investigations
are still pending, including two or three focused on Ehud Olmert, the Israeli prime minister, who is reportedly suffering from Excedrin Headache #18.