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Prominent Zionist rabbi indicted on two counts of sexual assault of minors
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An indictment was served Wednesday against Rabbi Mordechai (Moti) Elon, one of the most prominent rabbis in the religious Zionist movement, for two counts of indecent and sexual assault against two minors, one of whom was his student.

According to the indictment, served to a Jerusalem court, the incidents took place in 2003 and 2005. Rabbi Elon was head of the Hakotel Yeshiva in Jerusalems old city at the time.

In 2003, Rabbi Elon assaulted B., who joined the Yeshiva as a student in December 2002. B. was seventeen years old at the time of the incident, and according to the indictment, he saw Rabbi Elon as someone to look up to. The incident took place following a death in B.s family.

In 2005, Rabbi Elon assaulted A., also seventeen years old, who was not one of his students. According to the indictment, A. approached the Rabbi for advice after going through an emotional crisis, on the recommendation of a friend.

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  -Prominent Zionist rabbi indicted on two counts of sexual assault of minors bemildred  Nov-02-11 11:20 AM   #0 
  - Can't let the Catholic priests and bishops hog all the action.  dtexdem   Nov-02-11 12:08 PM   #1 
  - Nope cant let them hog it all, there are sickos in all religions and they should all rot in hell.  Dick Dastardly   Nov-02-11 09:08 PM   #3 
  - This possibly belongs in R/T rather than I/P? N.T.  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-02-11 08:38 PM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-02-11 09:09 PM   #4 
  - There are a bunch who collect stories about Christian clergy committing crimes  Donald Ian Rankin   Nov-02-11 09:13 PM   #5 
  - I dont care where they go whether they are Jews, Catholics, Muslims or Martians  Dick Dastardly   Nov-02-11 09:19 PM   #6 
  - I feel the same way n/t  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 10:37 PM   #11 
  - It could be because it happened in Jerusalem not because it was a Rabbi  azurnoir   Nov-02-11 09:56 PM   #7 
  - It's gotten that way. I notice you post a lot of articles about Jews and Judaism in this forum...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 10:34 PM   #10 
     - Actually this thread actually turned out to be far more revealling than could be imagined.  King_David   Nov-02-11 10:45 PM   #13 
        - Tell me about it! It's both revealling and appauling!  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 10:53 PM   #16 
           - I fail to see any humor in this thread  King_David   Nov-02-11 10:55 PM   #18 
              - Nor do I. Slacker spelling isn't something to laugh at! n/t  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 11:01 PM   #21 
  - Feel free to Xpost.  bemildred   Nov-02-11 10:11 PM   #8 
     - LGBT is "sex" ?  King_David   Nov-02-11 10:30 PM   #9 
     - Still dumbfounded by your post Bemildred, let us summaries it :  King_David   Nov-02-11 10:40 PM   #12 
        - You can edit yr existing post within a one hour period...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 10:45 PM   #14 
           - I thought it a problem in need of illumination.  King_David   Nov-02-11 10:49 PM   #15 
              - You could try hiring a spotlight for illumination...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 10:55 PM   #17 
                 - Do you also think this OP belongs in the same category as :  King_David   Nov-02-11 10:59 PM   #19 
                    - I don't really care where it belongs...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 11:00 PM   #20 
                       - I will give you a hint since you do not care  King_David   Nov-02-11 11:03 PM   #22 
                          - And now I'll let you buy a clue!  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 11:24 PM   #23 
                          - I rather expected this one to sink like a stone.  bemildred   Nov-02-11 11:27 PM   #24 
                          - All it takes is someone being outraged for a thread to take off...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 11:40 PM   #26 
                             - Outrage is fun, from what I can tell,  bemildred   Nov-03-11 08:49 AM   #33 
                          - Yep expected such reasoning from you.  King_David   Nov-02-11 11:34 PM   #25 
                             - Goodness, yr not going to break into a bout of accusations of homophobia yet again?  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 11:42 PM   #27 
                                - I think the thread is self evident  King_David   Nov-02-11 11:46 PM   #28 
                                   - Okay, if you say so. I'll miss all that unfocused outrage, though!  Violet_Crumble   Nov-02-11 11:51 PM   #29 
                          - I certainly agree with you that LGBT have nothing to do with the OP topic or pedophiles and honor  Dick Dastardly   Nov-03-11 12:29 AM   #30 
                             - I agree it was not malicious  King_David   Nov-03-11 06:52 AM   #31 
                             - Thank you.  bemildred   Nov-03-11 08:47 AM   #32 
  - Horrible. n/t  Scurrilous   Nov-03-11 04:14 PM   #34 
  - It is a terrible thing when a child is sexually abused  azurnoir   Nov-03-11 04:48 PM   #35 
  - Rabbi Elon denies sex offense charges: It's 'gossip, lies, slander'  bemildred   Nov-04-11 10:08 AM   #36 
  - The Rabbi Elon case: Sexual abuse in the Zionist Orthodox community  bemildred   Nov-04-11 10:10 AM   #37 
  - Sexual assault trial of noted rabbi Moti Elon begins in Jerusualem  Scurrilous   Dec-07-11 05:57 PM   #38 
     - Thanks for monitoring this sexual abuse case by a creep Jew for us .  King_David   Dec-07-11 11:42 PM   #39 
 

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