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  11/22/2011, Cheshvan 25, 5772

Attorney General: Investigate Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein decided, Tuesday to investigate Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Tzfat on suspicion of incitement to racism because of media statements about Arabs that were attributed to him.

At the same time, Weinstein said it was out of place to investigate the rabbi for his rulings on Jewish law.