Jerusalem court releases Rabbi Shapira

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January 28, 2010 15:48

 
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The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on Thursday released Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira from custody two days after the Od Yosef Chai Yeshiva head was arrested in connection with the investigation into the attack on a mosque in the .


The jurist cited a lack of evidence to prove that the rabbi knew the identities of the people responsible for the December 11 attack in the West Bank village near the settlement of Yitzhar.


The state will have the possibility to file an appeal over the rabbi’s release to the Supreme Court.

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