We know that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
The conviction brings to a climax likely the most serious corruption conviction since Ehud Olmert's convictions. Metzger had previously denied all charges.
The plea deal will bring to a climax what is likely the most serious corruption conviction since Ehud Olmert's convictions.
Charges against Metzger also include fraud, breach of public trust, theft and money-laundering.
Metzger, who served as Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi of Israel from 2003 to 2013, is alleged to have taken bribes of up to NIS 10 million during his tenure.
Metzger has chance to avoid indictment at pre-indictment hearing.
Shas, UTJ mark victory over religious Zionism and Bayit Yehudi; Lau, Yosef are sons of former chief rabbis.
147 out 150 eligible voters cast ballots as polls close.
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Prohibits lamenting the withdrawal as it exacerbates public conflict.