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Levinger Indicted by Military Court

November 2, 1976
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Rabbi Moshe Levinger, leader of Kiryat Arba, was indicted by a Hebron military court on charges of disobeying orders forbidding him to enter Hebron, resisting arrest and insulting an army officer. He was the third Kiryat Arba militant indicted last week. A Beersheba district court also used indictments against Prof. Ben-Zion Tavger and another man not immediately identified. They are accused of forcing a Hebron religious court judge at gunpoint to remove a roadblock last March.

Levinger, who is also the leader of the Gush Emunim illegal settlement movement, was accused of violating court orders issued on Sept. 26 and 26 for bidding his entry into Hebron on grounds that his provocative attitude could result in clashes between Jews and Arabs in that town.

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