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  Tevet 12, 5773 , 25/12/12

Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Rabbi Elitzur Segel has been convicted of “insulting a public servant” over unusually harsh criticism of former IDF Chief Rabbi, Rabbi Yisrael Weiss. In an article terming Rabbi Weiss a political appointee, Rabbi Segel accused Rabbi Weiss of committing several serious sins by telling IDF soldiers to obey orders to expel Israelis from their homes in Gush Katif.
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