Brig. Gen. Buchris Quits Israeli Army Following Indictment for Rape and Other Sexual Offenses

IDF officer, who had been slated to head the military's Operations Division, had asked to resign effective immediately so he can fight the charges against him. By resigning, Buchris would most likely avoid harm to his pension if convicted.

Brig. Gen. Ofek Buchris resigned from the Israel Defense Forces on Sunday following his indictment a week and a half ago on sexual charges including three...