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        1/30/2014, Shevat 29, 5774

      Livni Summons Rabbi Chelouche for Hearing on Tuesday

      Justice Minister Tzipi Livni summoned Chief Rabbi Shlomo Chelouche of Haifa to a hearing on Tuesday, in the wake of an announcement by Attorney General Yehudah Weinstein that he is considering trying Rabbi Shalosh on instances alleging fraud, breach of trust and abuse of his office.

      Livni is seeking to suspend Rabbi Shalosh immediately from his position as head of the Jewish religious courts in Haifa and a justice in those courts until the end of the legal proceedings against him.

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