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An indictment was filed on Thursday in the Tel Aviv District Court against Rabbi
Yaakov Vimer, a Bnei Brak teacher suspected of serious sexual offenses against a
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According to the charge sheet, filed by attorney Claudia Bilenka
of the Tel Aviv District Attorney’s office, the 52-year-old Vimer committed
sodomy and sexual assault on the young boy over a period of two years, in
2002–2003. The victim was 12 years old when the alleged abuse
Vimer is alleged to have abused the boy on dozens of occasions
during breaks and after school, when he would lock himself and the victim in a
Vimer held the boy against a wall, forced him to strip and
sexually assaulted him, according to the indictment.
The abuse was
carried out in Vimer’s house, prosecutors said.
“On dozens of occasions,
[Vimer] ordered the complainant to come to his house in Bnei Brak, on various
pretexts. While in the house, he forced the complainant into a room and
closed the door. He forced the complainant to take off his clothes, then
sexually assaulted and sodomized him,” the charge sheet reads.
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time, [Vimer] threatened that if the complainant told anyone about these acts,
he would make sure that the complainant would be expelled from
Prosecutors have requested that Vimer remain in custody until
the end of the proceedings against him.
Judge Zion Kapah ordered that
Vimer be held in custody until a hearing scheduled for Monday.
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