It's that generosity which makes me wonder about the entire case against her.
News is that she's going to have to serve 8 months in jail.
It's one thing if the rest of the country's politicians were lily white, but the case against her is small potatoes compared to the Sharon's', Olmert and Finance Minister Avraham Hirchson, among others.
Finance Minister Avraham Hirchson, under investigation for possible fraud, is suspected of having given a prominent political personality $200,000 six years ago...Hirchson is involved in such a large corruption scandal that he may be offered to be "state witness."
Initially, police believed that Ovadia Cohen, the former head of Nili, an organization that operated educational institutions and operated under the umbrella of the union, embezzled approximately NIS 5.5 million from the organization, and that Hirchson knew about the fraud but failed to report it.
But police now believe the minister may have received some of the embezzled money and used it to pay his son Ofer's gambling debts. (click here for complete article)
It's like fishing. The big ones get away, and just the little ones are caught.