State indicts former chief rabbi Bakshi-Doron for fraud

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 24, 2012 14:12

The Jerusalem District Prosecutor's Office filed an indictment against former chief rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron on Monday for allegedly fraudulently ordaining IDF and police officers while he was the chief rabbi.

The IDF and police officers who were fraudulently ordained went on to receive pay increases, Army Radio reported.

The rabbi was indicted for receiving payment of various sorts under aggravated circumstances for his alleged central role in the affair, according to the report.


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