Jaffa (Aug. 25)
An alleged confession by Zvi Rosenblatt that he murdered Dr. Arlosoroff was introduced into the examinations of Aba Achimeir, Abraham Stavsky and Zvi Rosenblatt, the three Revisionist extremists charged with the murder of Arlosoroff.
The prosecution placed on the stand Moshe Cohen, a young worker accused of theft. He had been ###ced in the same cell with Rosenblatt and pretended to be a Revisionist. He testified that he had gained Rosenblatt’s confidence and that the latter had admitted to him: “I shot Arlosoroff for political reasons. Stavsky was connected with the murder but not Minz. Had Arlosoroff’s widow known that I am the murderer. she wouldn’t have looked straight into my eyes.”
While Cohen was testifying Rosenblatt and Stavsky rose from their places in the dock and shouted down the witness, crying that he was a liar.
Upon the conclusion of Cohen’s testimony the court was adjourned until September 15.
During the course of the examination the prosecution read to the