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        2/19/2013, Adar 9, 5773

      Rabbi Eliyahu Opposes Reporting Tax Evasion

      Rabbi of Safed Shmuel Eliyahu was asked if according to Torah Law it was permissible to report tax evasion to the authorities, “It is the responsibility of the tax authority to enforce the law, but the words of the Prophet described in the Bible strongly denigrates anyone who implicates a fellow Jew or causes him penalty.”