Tamir, Shmuel (Katzenelson)
Defense counsel at the Malkiel Gruenwald libel trial. A commander in the
IRGUN and head of intelligence for the Jerusalem district, he was arrested
by the British and deported to Kenya where he spent a little over a year.
After his performance in Kastner’s libel trial he became Minister of
Justice in the new Begin Government. Later, as a member of the Knesset he
recanted of things he said about Kastner. Tamir died in Jerusalem in 1987,
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