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Exclusive: Police held secret investigation into sex allegations against senior prosecutor

The senior prosecutor was unaware of the investigation while it was being held. It was terminated after the victim refused to cooperate with police. ...

Netanyahu’s former chief of staff under investigation for sexual assault

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former chief of staff Gil Sheffer is the suspect being investigated for sexually assaulting and harming a woman. Sheffer’s...

Israel Police questions Sara Netanyahu again in regards to Prime Minister’s Residence Affair

Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, was summoned for questioning once again today in regards to the Prime Minister’s Residence Affair. Last...

Former IDF general publishes apology letter amidst sexual assault trial

As part of a plea bargain arrangement over sexual assault charges, IDF Brigadier General (Ret) Ofek Buchris was obligated to write an apology letter,...

2 murders in Northern Israel within hours of one another

41-year-old Youssef Sabah Kashua was shot dead in Jadeidi-Makr, located in the Western Galilee. 30-year-old Immad Abu Rukkun was stabbed in his torso during...

Lead plaintiff in case against senior-level IDF officer accepts deal terms

The lead plaintiff in the case against Brigadier General Ofek Buchris has met with the Chief Military Prosecutor and agreed to the settlement agreement....

Rape charge to be dropped against senior-level IDF officer

The State and Brig. Gen. Ofek Buchris’s attorneys are negotiating a plea bargain according to which the rape charge will be dropped from the...

Safed Rabbi: Suspected arsonists can be shot; ‘it could’ve prevented this tragedy’

The Rabbi said Chilul Shabbat (desecration of Sabbath) is permitted in order to call the police in case someone sees suspicious acts, or to...

Watch: Police arrest suspect who drove on wrong side of highway

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Rabbi Eliezer Berland sentenced to 18 months for sexual offenses

The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court accepted Rabbi Eliezer Berland’s plea deal. In accordance with the deal, Berland was sentenced to 18 months in prison for...