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      Archive: 10/28/2012

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        10/28/2012, Cheshvan 12, 5773

      Ex-Ambassador Sentenced in Lieberman Leak Case

      Former Israeli Ambassador to Belarus Zev Ben-Aryeh was sentenced to four months of community service on Sunday. Ben-Aryeh was convicted in a plea bargain deal of having passed classified information to Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman.

      The incident in question took place in 2008, when Lieberman was serving as a Member of Knesset. The information involved a request from authorities in Israel for assistance from Belarus in an investigation involving Lieberman.