The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court decided on Wednesday to release Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira from custody a day after the Od Yosef
Chai Yeshiva head was arrested in connection with the investigation into
the attack on a West Bank mosque.
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 village of Yassuf
The head of the yeshiva in the Yitzhar
settlement was called in for questioning on Sunday and arrived on Wednesday. However,
Shapira refused to answer investigators' questions and was therefore placed