Grafman came to the Knesset on Wednesday, when parties began submitting their final lists and requests for the letters to represent them on their voting slips.
Semion Grafman has hundreds of thousands of followers on his social media accounts, where he posts humorous videos, and makes regular appearances on Channel 13’s late night show.
Before that, the Ukraine-born immigrant who served in the IDF was a businessman in the US. He owned a clothing factory and made millions in investments in a medical equipment company, before being convicted of money laundering and tax fraud in 2009. He was sentenced to three years in federal prison, and served one before his release.
Now, he has decided to try something new and run for the Knesset in April’s elections. Continue reading