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Another prominent Shas MK, Shlomo Benizri, was found guilty of accepting bribes and was sentenced to 18 months in jail in 2008. An additional example of a corruption investigation in the highest political ranks in Israel is that of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. On December 2005, the police ...

A morning show on Israeli radio wanted to offer some advice to the new inmate. That wasn't hard to arrange: A veritable shadow Cabinet has done time in Israeli prisons. The hosts called a former health minister, Shlomo Benizri, to offer tips. (“The guards are not sentimental about ministers,” he noted.).
Shlomo Benizri — member of the Shas party and former Knesset member, who has previously blamed earthquakes in Israel on Israel's tolerance of homosexuality and has served time in prison on corruption charges — blasted the decision to appoint Toker, questioning her Orthodoxy. “This is brazenness ...
“The entire system has tuned Shlomo Benizri into its target,” David Benizri said when his brother was convicted. “He was a man who wasn't afraid to say what we, as religious Jews, did not dare utter. There are a lot of gays in the courts, the Knesset, the police and the State Prosecution, and I guess many ...
One Shas lawmaker, Shlomo Benizri, once blamed a minor earthquake that was felt across Israel on “homosexual activity practiced in the country.” So it came as a bit of a bombshell when Mr. Guetta told Army Radio on Aug. 29, “Here's a scoop, hold on tight.” He went on to relate that he had declined his ...
Not long ago, Dery appointed the former MK and minister Shlomo Benizri, who had been sentenced to four years in jail for taking bribes, as editor-in-chief of the party newspaper, Yom Leyom. The rabbis didnt revolt, social media wasnt abuzz. No wonder Benizri, one of the most corrupt people ever to serve ...
“Attending the wedding of two men is just as despicable as homosexuality,” said Shmuel Eliyahu, Tzfat's influential chief rabbi, and Shlomo Benizri, a former Shas MK and a haredi radio personality, called Guata's actions “blasphemous” and encouraged Shas's voters to take to the streets and protest.


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