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Convicted Settler Gets Jail Term

A Jerusalem court sentenced Jewish settler leader Rabbi Moshe Levinger this week to six months in jail, and a six month suspended sentence for causing a violent disturbance in the Hebron market four years ago.

Levinger was convicted of damaging Arab property and firing his gun in the market. He maintained that he had responded to Arab stonethrowers.

The date for beginning the sentence, issued Monday, was put off until the end of the month to allow Levinger time to appeal it.