Berland convicted in plea bargain of indecent assault, to serve 18 months in prison

Rabbi Eliezer Berland has been convicted by the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on two counts of indecent assault against two women through the exploitation of his position as head of the Shuvu Banim community of Breslov hassidim, after he pled guilty in a plea bargain with the State Attorney.

Berland, 79, was also convicted on one count of assault against a member of the hassidic community who exposed the rabbi’s deeds.


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