Halevi, Benjamin (1910-1996)

Supreme Court Judge, LIKUD member of Parliament

German-born and educated, Halevi immigrated to Palestine in 1933.  Active in Jerusalem as Justice of the Lower Court, District Judge and Chief Judge. He officiated at the Gruenwald - Kastner trial in 1955 and at the Eichmann trial in 1961. Placed on the LIKUD ticket for parliament, he became a LIKUD member of the Knesset from 1969 to 1981. Died in 1996 at age eighty-six.

 

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