Yaron Zelekha

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Yaron Zelekha
ירון זליכה
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In office
Preceded by Nir Gil'ad
Succeeded by Shuki Oren
Personal details
Born (1970-07-20) 20 July 1970 (age 48)
Alma mater Bar Ilan University

Yaron Zelekha (Hebrew: ירון זליכה‎, born July 20, 1970) is an Israeli economist. He was an Israeli Ministry of Finance accountant general during 2003–2007. He was a key witness, according to state comptroller's office, who testified against Ehud Olmert in his role of finance minister in a case of alleged bribery during the sale of the Bank Leumi's controlling shares.[1] Zelekha said that State of Israel is more corrupt than it appears.[2]

In 2011, Zelekha was chosen to head a committee for examining centralization in the private vehicle market in Israel.[3]


  1. ^ Police to look for criminal aspect in Leumi affair, Aviram Zino 10.30.06, Ynet
  2. ^ Accountant general: Israel more corrupt than world thinks, Aviram Zino Published: 01.09.07, Ynet
  3. ^ Gutman, Lior (August 26, 2011). "Auto Market to Open Up for Competition?". Ynetnews/Calcalist. Retrieved August 26, 2011.