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  11/24/2011, Cheshvan 27, 5772

Katzav to Lose His Place Among Presidents?


The Ministerial Committee on Ceremonies and Symbols is scheduled to convene, Sunday, for a discussion entitled, "The government's decision on the status and perpetuation of office holders who have been convicted in court.

Among other things, the committee will look at the effect of former president Moshe Katzav's conviction for sexual assault on the way he'll be presented, including removing him from the greats of the country. Committee Chairman Stas Mesezhnikov said the committee will look at a various list of effects the conviction can have in the present and the future.