Israeli Ex-Chief Rabbi Arrested For White Collar Crimes


Rabbi Yona Metzger, former chief rabbi of Israel, was arrested on Monday morning on the suspicion of bribery, fraud, breach of trust, money laundering, obstruction of justice and witness tampering.

Metzger was also arrested five months ago. Israel Police said it suspects that the scope of the funds connected with the alleged crimes has reached the millions of shekels. later today, the police will request to extend Metzger's custody for an additional 10 days.

The previous Israeli president Moshe Katzav is locked behind bars for more than a while. He was indicted for rape and other sexual offenses. Seemingly, the Ex Chief Rabbi is destined to join him soon. The Jewish State, is, no doubt, an interesting  glimpse  into Jewish culture and ethics.