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Son of assassinated minister indicted in teen's murder

Benjamin Ze'evi, son of Rehavam Ze'evi named as one of the suspects in the 1986 murder of 17-year-old Nissim Shitrit by Shuvu Banim sect.

Son of assassinated minister indicted in teen's murder

Three suspects named in decades-old cult murder case

Head of Shuvu Banim sect Eliezer Berland named as key suspect in murder of Nissim Shitrit; other murders likely to have been committed.

Three suspects named in decades-old cult murder case

Arrested mayor allegedly acted as 'decoy girl'

Mayor of haredi city arrested in connection with decades-old murder allegedly had no idea what he was involved in.

Arrested mayor allegedly acted as 'decoy girl'

Eliezer Berland to victim's brother: You can say kaddish

Key suspect in 1986 murder of teenager Nissim Shitrit confesses. Cult leader apologizes to victim's brother for not telling him 35 years ago

Eliezer Berland to victim's brother: You can say kaddish

Detention extended for suspected murderers from Shuvu Banim sect

Police cite "various facts that have come to light after lengthy undercover investigation, substantiating the suspicions."

Detention extended for suspected murderers from Shuvu Banim sect

Dramatic arrest in Jerusalem - for decades-old murders

Murders attributed to the hassidic activists linked to Eliezer Berland's "Shuvu Banim" acting as 'modesty police'.

Dramatic arrest in Jerusalem - for decades-old murders

Disgraced cult leader Eliezer Berland hospitalized with coronavirus

83-year-old convicted criminal and leader of Shuvu Banim sect is in Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital on oxygen support.

Cult leader Eliezer Berland hospitalized with coronavirus

Eliezer Berland convicted of extortion and fraud

Disgraced leader of Shuvu Banim movement convicted in plea bargain deal on extortion and fraud charges, is sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Eliezer Berland convicted of extortion and fraud

Eliezer Berland transferred from prison to apartment for house arrest

'Importance of keeping location of his confinement secret underlined by his followers' actions,' Prosecutor's Office says.

Eliezer Berland transferred to apartment for house arrest

Three Jewish courts come out against Eliezer Berland head

Jewish courts call for people to distance themselves from Shuvu Banim's Eliezer Berland, say ignoring his actions is a 'serious issue.'

Three Jewish courts come out against Shuvu Banim head

Recommendation: Judge who said Eliezer Berland should 'eat Mentos' should be reprimanded

Ombudsman recommends reprimanding judge in Berland case. 'Real concerns of harm to objectivity and neutrality required in court.'

Will judge who mocked Berland be punished?

Rabbi Eliezer Berland rushed to hospital

Former dean of Shuvu Banim Yeshiva, convicted of molesting several female followers, rushed to hospital.

Rabbi Eliezer Berland rushed to hospital

Eliezer Berland apologizes: 'I'm willing to be burned alive'

'I take responsibility for what happened, willing to accept any punishment in world, including burning and stoning; this is Torah law.'

Eliezer Berland apologizes: 'I'm willing to be burned alive'

Rabbi Berland to remain in custody

High court judge Yoram Danziger ruled that Shuvu Banim leader Rabbi Eliezer Berland will remain in custody until the end of proceedings.

Rabbi Berland to remain in custody

Rabbi Berland's confession: 'I raped her'

New tape revealed in which Rabbi Eliezer Berland apparently confesses to rape.

Rabbi Berland's confession: 'I raped her'