Palestinian Plotted to Kill Former Chief Rabbi

(Ynet News) Tal Rosner - The Jerusalem Magistrates Court Tuesday convicted Palestinian Moussa Darwish, of Isawiah north of Jerusalem, of plotting to assassinate former Sephardi Chief Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Darwish joined the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in 2000 while working in a vegetable store located near Yosef's home. He made deliveries to the rabbi's home and therefore knew exactly where his security guards and cameras were positioned. His cell was in close contact with senior Popular Front members incarcerated in Jericho prison following the murder of former Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Zeevi.

2005-09-21 00:00:00

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