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Yehuda Meshi Zahav, Chairman Israel's Zaka rescue unit speaks at a conference of the Israeli Televis

Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, former ZAKA head, attempts suicide

Over the span of just a few months, Meshi-Zahav faced multiple sexual assault accusations and lost three first-degree family members to coronavirus.

Yehuda Meshi Zahav, Chairman Israel's Zaka rescue unit speaks at a conference of the Israeli Televis

Meshi-Zahav to receive thousands of shekels in compensation from ZAKA

ZAKA has decided to transfer the money to him, even with the accusations against him.

Lahav 433

Meshi-Zahav case: Alleged victim files first police complaint

Police detectives will use the testimony in order to better understand Meshi-Zahav's pattern of behavior.


Alleged victim of former ZAKA head claims his supporters are threatening her

The victim says she has received text messages that read: "You better shut your mouth."

Sexual Abuse

Sexual assault in Israel: Victims need protection, not abusers

Sexual abuse occurs in every sector of society; it is not a problem belonging to any one community.

Yehuda Meshi Zahav

Police open sex abuse investigation against ZAKA founder Meshi-Zahav

Meshi-Zahav on Friday forfeited on Friday his position as head of ZAKA as well as the Israel Prize he was set to receive this year.

Yehuda Meshi Zahav, founder of ZAKA

ZAKA head forfeits position following sexual assault allegations

The Lahav 433 police unit also announced Saturday that it will open an investigation into the sexual assault allegations on Meshi-Zahav.

Grapevine March 5, 2021: The ability to change

Movers and shakers in Israeli society.

Yehuda Meshi Zahav

ZAKA chairman loses father to COVID while still sitting shiva for mother

"Death has knocked on our door ... landing stroke after stroke on us. All within 30 days. Our pain is as large as the ocean, who shall heal us?," ZAKA chairman Yehuda Meshi Zahav wrote.

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