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Abusive ‘rabbi’ sentenced to 24 years in prison


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/abusive_rabbi_sentenced_to_24_years_in_prison_20110228

A self-proclaimed rabbi who counseled his followers to commit acts of child abuse and abused several children who lived with him was sentenced to 24 years in prison. Elior Chen was sentenced Monday in Jerusalem District Court to 24 years in prison and damages of $192,000 to his victims, eight children of the woman with whom he lived, a follower whose husband had given her over to the charismatic leader.

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