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June 22, 2005
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Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi suspended himself from key clerical posts pending a Justice Ministry decision on whether to charge him in a bribery case. Yona Metzger said Tuesday that he was temporarily stepping down from the Rabbinical High Court and Israel’s national committee for selecting religious judges.

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