An indictment was filed on Thursday in the Tel Aviv District Court against Rabbi
Yaakov Vimer, a Bnei Brak teacher suspected of carrying out serious sexual
offenses against one of his students.
According to the charge sheet,
filed by Attorney Claudia Bilenka of the Tel Aviv District Attorney's office,
52-year-old Vimer committed sodomy and sexual assault on the young boy over a
period of two years, from 2002 - 2003. The victim was 12 years old when the
alleged abuse started.
Judge Zion Kapah ruled that Vimer will be held in
custody until another hearing on the matter on August 8th.