Gilad was kidnapped and remains a hostage. He is only permitted four visits a month. Stay up to date via our news alerts, by sending 'follow LakewoodScoop' to the number '40404' or via Twitter handle. He needs to accept While we should all feel a sense of relief that this boy will not spend his life in prison, he is not innocent. Justice Prevails: We congratulate the Japanese Judiciary for diligently seeking the truth, and carefully analysing the many diverse element of defense, — many of which are new concepts to the Japanese — and thereby succeeded in delivering the long awaited innocent verdict.
That's why they weren't nervous. Continue to daven for for Yoel Zev ben Mirel Risa Chava , as well as for Yaakov Yosef ben Raizel, who is still in jail after the May 16 ruling of the Tokyo High Court denying his appeal and upholding the guilty verdict handed down by the Chiba District Court. I cannot speak for Ron Arad or for Jonathan Pollard please note the correct spelling for future reference , but I suspect the latter may have become a בעל תשובה during his prolonged stay as a guest of the people of the United States. Typically smugglers of legal merchandise are slapped with small fines. A Los Angeles litigator courageously stands in solidarity with Israel: channeling his aggressive zealous advocacy on behalf of Israel.
In addition to passing along information to Israeli agents for money, he passed on information to at least three other countries that we know of as well as providing his wife top secret documents on China for the purpose of advancing her career. Kikar sending Japanese lawyers to Bnei Brak to see Hareidi life there. I'm just wondering why they were all three tried separately. We hope the immigration clearance will be swift. They came to accompany him home.
Limited command of the Moder-Hebrew language leads to no understanding of the contemporary use of the word Samim. Their original tickets were not bound for Japan, but for Holland, then Lizensk. Reiko Suzuki — who had administered the polygraph tests to the three boys — had been forged. These boys were knowingly committing a crime. The prosecutors have two weeks to submit an appeal. They deserved to go to prison on that alone. Also find us on and.
Noone is calling him a hero. Through a glass pane we could communicate with Yoel Zev. Before you go spouting off, maybe you should do some homework! Yossy, the only juvenile of the three, received a sentence of 5 years, which was what the prosecution had requested from the Judges. We all agree that the kid suffered terribly for 3 years for doing something irresponsible. Yoel Zev was then escorted from the court room flanked by two officials from the Tokyo Immigration Office. In the interim, he will be transferred to an immigration center as the details of his immigration and visa status is ironed out. For urgent matters contact House Bucher.
Yoel Zev had been facing a serious sentence if the court had ruled otherwise. According to most poskim they have a din as a tinok shenishbuh תינוק שנשבה and there is a mitsvah of pidyon shvuim. After this incident, naivety will not be a defense. There is a prisoner transfer agreement in place between Japan and Israel, and thus, according to Japanese law, a prisoner legally need not be held even one day in Japan, but can be transferred to his own country. Woe to those who judge others as these Hasidic boys, because on the Yom HaDin - either on the upcoming High Holidays or in the Olam HaEmes - Hashem will judge such people who feel that these Hasidic boys shouldn't continue on with their lives in Israel, get married, and bring Yiddishe Kinderlach into the world - the same way even for their inadvertent Aveiros! Yossy has since been transferred to Israel, where his sentence was commuted under conditions and supervision of the Israeli prison authority. I have been to Bnei Brak and wouldn't vouch that no one there had heard of drugs or that everyone there is sheltered. According to Rabbi Aron Nezri and Rabbi Meilech Bindinger, who have been deeply involved in assisting the yeshiva boys, the judge noted that Yoel Zev resided in the town of Bnei Brak, which is mostly inhabited by ultra-orthodox Jews, has no cinema or similar recreational venues, and has a very low crime rate.
Please continue to be mispallel for Yaakov Yosef ben Reizel. He had replaced the original judge in the case, who had exhibited a much stricter attitude toward the accused. Our personal translator, sitting alongside us, quickly told us in jubilation the courts verdict. Yaakov Yosef Grunwald left his Nitzan prison on Tuesday for the short drive home to Bnei Brak, capping an extraordinary saga that helped make travelers aware of the dangers of accepting packages to take onto airplanes for other people. Yoel Zev Goldstein is expected to receive a bracha from Harav Ovadia Yosef at his home in Har Nof tomorrow. He was placed in the Rimonim prison and had been allowed to visit his family a few times over the last year. Tens of other explanations were presented elaborately by the presiding judge, quoting extensively from the many live witnesses and sworn affidavits presented by the defense team.
Reiko Suzuki — who had administered the polygraph tests to the three boys — had been forged. To inquire about using our content, including videos or photos, email us at. How dare you judge him? Alas, it is called Cognitive Dissonance, and, more than 50 years since it was first proposed by Leon Festinger, it's still only a theory. The Admor Shlita is expected to attend. Send your letters to bindinger gmail. We hope the immigration clearance will be swift.
According to this, Yakov Yosef could be out of prison within a few months from now. Though eligible to apply for parole since 1995, he has never done so. The judge also apologized to him, that it took so long to expedite the judgement. Limited command of the Moder-Hebrew language leads to no understanding of the contemporary use of the word Samim. Askanim for his defense used the opportunity to express their admiration for the bachur they got to know so well over nearly five years and dozens of global trips. The law commands us to give the benefit of the doubt. I am a Chassid with very zionistic views.
May it be in the merit of us trying to see the good in everyone that Yaakov Yosef is finally brought home. Someone immediatley asked, Where do we find this theme in parshas Balak? While the boys have asserted that they were told they would be transporting religious articles — not drugs — the defense team faced a difficult challenge to prove their assertion, lacking firsthand witnesses. Yoel lamented that it was painful but he was left without an alternative. The feared sentence of twenty-five years was softened after eighteen months of arduous defense work, and the submission of over 120 pieces of evidence, at which point the prosecutor lowered his demands and requested that the court serve Yaakov Yosef with a thirteen-year forced labor jail term. The prosecutor has 14 days to appeal to the High Court in Tokyo. They are the the reason we are still in Gulaes , like rabbi Yoel Said countless times, they did their job here they supossed to do for their citizen!!!!! Cut the kid some slack. The results of polygraph examinations proved lack of knowledge.