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February 10, 2015 10:16 am

Israel’s Former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi to be Indicted for Taking Millions in Bribes

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Rabbi Yona Metzger will be indicted for pocketing NIS 7 Million in bribery. Photo: PikiWiki Israel.

Globes – Israel’s Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein today told former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger that he will be indicted for pocketing a NIS 7 million bribe, subject to a hearing. Weinstein has adopted the recommendations of the State Prosecutor.

Rabbi Metzger is suspected of many offenses including taking bribes, fraud, breach of trust, aggravated fraud, theft, conspiracy to commit a crime, money laundering and tax offenses, and all while taking advantage of his exalted status.

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