Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)


Argentina Rabbi Says Pinto Talked Him Into Shady $1M Apartment Deal

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

Argentina’s chief rabbi sumbitted a written deposition this week to the Jerusalem District Court saying he was exploited by his son in law, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, to launder money through the purchase of a Jerusalem apartment.Read More


Police Recommend Sex Crime Charges for Elon

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

After concluding their investigation, police recommended on Sunday that Mordechai (Moti) Elon, a prominent religious Zionist rabbi, be tried for allegedly committing sex-related crimes.Read More


IDF To Blame Navy in Report on Flotilla Raid

By Amos Harel, Avi Issacharoff and Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

An Israeli military report to be released today on the Israel Navy’s deadly May raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla is expected to accuse the navy of failing to sufficiently consider the possibility that the commandos would encounter violent resistance when attempting to keep the ships out of Gaza.Read More


Israeli Court: No Point in Naming Prisoners in Shalit Swap

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch on Monday said there was no point in naming the prisoners whom Hamas wanted freed in exchange for Gilad Shalit, since a deal had yet to be reached for the abducted Israeli soldier’s release.Read More


Shalit Deal Hinges on 50 Palestinian Prisoners, Hamas Says

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

Hamas is still sparring with Israel over the names of 50 prisoners it wants released in exchange for abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, a senior official in the Islamic militant group said on Monday.Read More



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