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

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

Appeal For Rabbi Eliezer Berland Release Denied

The Rabbi’s attorney appealed to the Supreme Court to have the Rabbi released from prison due to Rabbi’s worsening medical condition. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland To Temain In Jail Throughout Trial

A Jerusalem court ruled Thursday morning that Rabbi Eliezer Berland be held in custody until the end of his trial and will not be released on bail. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Charged With Sexual Abuse of Women and Minors

Israeli prosecution charged Rabbi Eliezer Berland on Friday with indecent acts, indecent acts against a minor while abusing a position of trust and aggravated assault. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Confession: ‘I Raped Her’

After three years of police searches for recordings that would conclusively vindicate the claims against Rabbi Eliezer Berland of rape, a new recording was released this evening which would seem to provide significant evidence against the founder and spiritual leader of the Shuvu Banim yeshiva. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Confronted By His Accusers

The leader of the “Shuvu Banim” sect, Rabbi Eliezer Berland, whose arrest was extended until tomorrow (Monday), was extensively investigated over the course of the past day. Read more

Fugitive Rabbi Extradited to Israel Rushed To Hospital During Remand Hearing

Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who was arrested upon landing in Israel on Tuesday after being extradited from South Africa, felt ill during a remand hearing later in the day and was taken to hospital. Read more

Fugitive Rabbi Suspected of Sex Offenses Arrested Upon Arrival To Israel

Fugitive Breslov rabbi Eliezer Berland, 79, was successfully extradited from South Africa to Israel on Tuesday morning, with the Israel police arresting him upon arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport on suspicion of various sex offenses. Read more