Fmr. Chief Rabbi Released from Prison

6 March, 2019   |   3 months ago

Former Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger was released from prison on Wednesday after a parole committee reduced his sentence by a third.

Metzger began serving his term in May 2017 after being convicted of receiving bribes totaling NIS five million and other corruption charges.

He served 22 months of a 41-month sentence.