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Eliezer Berland Rushed To Hospital

Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the former dean of the Shuvu Banim Yeshiva in the Old City of Jerusalem, was rushed to the hospital Monday morning. Read more

Eliezer Berland Apologizes: ‘I’m Willing To Be Burned Alive’

Eliezer Berland, formerly rabbi and dean of the Shuvu Banim yeshiva who was convicted of sexual offenses, sent to prison, and released to house arrest because of his health, has expressed remorse for his actions. Read more

Yakov Litzman Visit Rabbi Convicted of Sex Crimes

Two senior members of government, Health Minister Yakov Litzman and Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush, visited Rabbi Eliezer Berland on Tuesday, following the spiritual leader’s release from prison at the start of the month for sexual molestation and assault. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Sentence To Be Shortened By One Third

The parole board headed by retired Judge Shlomo Isaacson has decided that the sentence handed to Rabbi Eliezer Berland is to be shortened by a third. Read more

Fights Among Breslov Hasidic Jews, Prominent Rabbi Attacked

Over the past weeks, the struggles within the Breslov Hasidic group, between followers of Rabbi Eliezer Berland who was convicted of sexual offences and his opponents, grew worse. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland In Court: I Deserve Burning and Stoning For My Sins

The Jerusalem Magistrate Court on Tuesday convicted the leader of the Shuvu Banim (Return boys) movement, Rabbi Eliezer Berland, 79, of two counts of indecent assault and one count of assault and sentenced him to 18 months in prison. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who fled Israel after allegations of sexual misconduct against female followers came to light in 2012, will serve 18 months in prison for sexual abuse. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Seeks Plea Bargain

Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the leader of the Shuvu Banim hasidic community, is reportedly seeking a plea bargain that would allow him to only serve a few months in prison. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland To Remain In Custody

The High Court rejected once again Wednesday a request by lawyers representing Shuvu Banim head Rabbi Eliezer Berland to release him to house arrest. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Begs For His Release

Rabbi Eliezer Berland appealed to the two chief rabbis of Israel in a letter today requesting that they arrange for his release. Read more