Yonah Jeremy Bob

International lawyer, constitutional law commentator, Jerusalem Post Correspondent, lecturer and more

Israeli ‘Madoff’ sentenced to 12 years in prison on NIS 57 m. fraud scheme

Eran Mizrahi, convicted of a fraud involving millions, will also have to pay half a million shekel in fines and to the victims. 

Eran Mizrahi, a major investment fund manager also known as “the Israeli Madoff”, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Thursday for a NIS 57 million fraud and Ponzi scheme. Read more…

Kotel gunman asked other guards if they would pay him to shoot Ben-Shalush

Suspect charged with murder after shooting man at Western Wall. 

The Jerusalem District Court on Thursday indicted Hadi Kabalan, the security guard who shot unarmed Doron Ben-Shalush to death at the Western Wall on June 21, for murder. Read more…