How much time would it take to smoke all those cigars?
Approximately 3,240 hours. Some 135 days. That’s how much time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have spent smoking mostly Cohiba Siglo V cigars over the last nine years. This is based on a rough estimate, taking into account the details of the police report on its probe into Netanyahu released on Tuesday.
Netanyahu and his family are alleged to have received
gifts of a total value of NIS 1 million, which included cigars, champagne and jewelry. According to reports on Israeli TV in January, the gifts included Cohiba Siglo V cigars and Dom Pérignon, although this was disputed by Netanyahu’s lawyer at the time.
The cigar website Steemit.com describes Cohiba as the “flagship brand of Cuban cigars,” and the Siglo V as “the largest of the five sizes.” It is also the most expensive.
Cigar Aficionado reminds readers that it is not only one of the most famous brands, but “Cohiba was created as the personal smoke of Fidel Castro in 1966.” In 2009, the year Netanyahu