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  • Avigdor Lieberman formally charged in Jerusalem court

    December 30, 2012 | 6:01 pm

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was formally charged with fraud and breach of trust.

    The indictment, which reportedly includes new and stronger evidence against Lieberman, was filed with the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on Sunday morning. Lieberman is charged...

  • Olmert sentenced to community service for breach of trust

    September 6, 2012 | 8:32 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six months of community service for a breach of trust conviction.

    Olmert was sentenced Wednesday in Jerusalem District Court. He could have faced up to three years in jail.

    The state prosecutors office also dropped a...

  • Olmert exonerated on corruption charges that prompted his resignation

    July 10, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was exonerated on corruption charges that prompted his resignation from office four years ago.

    The Jerusalem District Court on July 10 acquitted Olmert on charges of fraud, breach of trust, tax evasion and falsifying corporate records in...

  • Avigdor Lieberman told he might be indicted

    June 8, 2012 | 8:09 am

    Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has been told that he may soon be indicted on charges of fraud, money laundering and break of trust.

    The punishment for money laundering alone could be up to a 10-year prison sentence.

    Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein informed the Kadima...

  • Turkish criminal court accepts indictments against Israeli commanders

    May 29, 2012 | 9:08 am

    A Turkish criminal court accepted indictments against the four top Israeli commanders who led the 2010 raid on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara ship.

    İstanbul’s 7th High Criminal Court on Monday unanimously accepted the indictment submitted last week by a special Turkish prosecutor,...

  • Turkey ready to issue indictments in Marmara incident

    May 9, 2012 | 8:32 am

    Turkish government prosecutors have completed their investigation into the incident aboard the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara in 2010.

    The prosecutors have requested from Israel’s Foreign Ministry the names of the Israeli soldiers to be listed on the indictment, Turkish Justice Minister...

  • Lieberman says he is unconcerned about likely indictment

    April 13, 2011 | 5:48 pm

    Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he has no cause for concern following an announcement that he would be indicted on graft charges.

    “I know and you know that I always acted in accordance with the law, and there is no reason for worry,” Lieberman said Wednesday. “After...

  • Alleged Tucson gunman Jared Lee Loughner indicted on 49 counts

    By JewishJournal.com

    March 4, 2011 | 1:41 pm

    Eight weeks after the tragic shooting in Arizona Jared Lee Loughner was indicted on 49 counts including murder and attempted murder Friday, CNN.com reports.

    Accused Tucson gunman Jared Lee Loughner was indicted Friday on 49 counts including murder and attempted murder stemming from...

  • Iranian Jewish banker Namvar arraigned on federal fraud charges

    By Karmel Melamed

    September 27, 2010 | 4:08 pm

    Earlier today Brentwood Iranian Jewish banker and real estate investor Ezri Namvar was arrainged in U.S. District court in downtown L.A. after being indicted last week by a federal grand jury on five counts of fraud in failing to return $23 million in funds client’s of his Namco...

  • Briefs: Olmert indictment soon, Gaza boat will be blocked, Israel says ‘no’ to Cat Stevens

    October 29, 2008 | 11:06 pm

    Police Sources: Olmert Indictment Near

    An indictment in a fraud case could be filed against Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert within days, according to police sources.

    Ha'aretz reported Monday that police sources made their claim based on depositions taken in the United States over...

  • Grand Rabbi pleads not guilty

    By Tom Tugend

    December 30, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The Grand Rabbi of Spinka, head of a Brooklyn-based Chasidic sect, and five other men pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges of tax evasion and money laundering.

    Naftalie Tzi Weisz, the 59-year old grand rabbi, and the other accused appeared in U.S. District Court...

  • Feds Indict Suspect in Murder of JDL’s Krugel

    By Jim Crogan

    July 23, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Almost nine months after the brutal prison-yard slaying of Earl Krugel, the longtime No. 2 man in the Jewish Defense League (JDL), federal authorities have indicted an inmate with no apparent ties to Krugel.

    The suspect, David Frank Jennings, 30, allegedly attacked Krugel from...

  • Nation & World Briefs

    August 11, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Former AIPAC Officials Indicted

    The indictment of two former officials of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) suggests that the U.S. government wants to prove an extensive pattern of trading classified information.

    Paul McNulty, the U.S. attorney for eastern...

  • Bribe Charges Cloud

    By Leslie Susser

    April 1, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    The state prosecutor's recommendation to indict Ariel Sharon on bribery charges came just as the Israeli prime minister was putting the finishing touches on his plan for Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and parts of the West Bank.

    If Attorney General Menachem Mazuz decides to...

  • JDL’s Rubin, Krugel Indicted

    By Tom Tugend

    January 17, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Lawyers for Jewish Defense League (JDL) National Chairman Irv Rubin, 56, and Earl Krugel, 59, say that an FBI informant provoked the charges against the men, which led to a nine-count federal indictment last week. The two are accused of allegedly plotting to blow up a Culver City...

  • How to account for the different stories

    September 23, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    I read Gary Rosenblatt's indictment of Los Angeles' rabbinate with some unease. It did not square with my understanding of what had occurred in the aftermath of the shootings at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills. Accounts from our reporter, Julie Gruenbaum...