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  4/8/2014, Nissan 8, 5774

Report: Fugitive Rabbi Arrested in Zimbabwe


Rabbi Eliezar Berland, head of the Shuvu Banim Hassidic sect, was arrested on Monday in Zimbabwe, then released, local media reports.

Berland was accused of committing indecent acts against several young female followers; he was wanted in Israel for questioning. Berland fled Israel before he could be arrested, however, to the US, Italy, and Switzerland.