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A law was approved by the Knesset on the beginning of this year 2005 that is likely to prevent the publication of the classified information in the 30-year-old Agranat Commission report on the blunders of the Yom Kippur War.

The Agranat Commission filed a 1,500 page report of which only 40 pages were published. It criticized the state's intelligence services as being too concentrated, thereby contributing to the surprise attack on October 6, 1973.

Source: Law to halt Agranat Commission Report - The Jerusalem Post

A professor of law, Pnina Lahav has published nearly 50 journal articles and books, including the critically acclaimed Judgment in Jerusalem: Chief Justice Simon Agranat and the Zionist Century. Winner of Israel’s Seltner Award (1998) and the Gratz College Centennial Book Award (1998), Judgment in Jerusalem was offered as a selection by the History Book Club in the United States and was the subject of a symposium at the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law in 1999.

Source :Pnina Lahav

The Agranat Commission, appointed by the cabinet to investigate the debacle of the Yom Kippur War, catapulted Agranat into the center of Israel's gravest crisis. He became the target of one of the most acrimonious and caustic torrents of criticism the country has ever known. The Agranat Commission's reports were ferociously debated on the front pages of newspapers, on radio and television, by every cab driver and shopkeeper across the country. Every Israeli had—still has—a definite opinion about its findings. ... More, read chapter 13 in the book "War and the Agranat Commission"

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Book 's cover
 Judgement in Jerusalem: Chief Justice
Simon Agranat
and the Zionist Century


Pnina Lahav


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