Former Israeli Minister Ben-Eliezer Rejected Plea Deal Although It Spared Him Prison, Source Says

Benjamin Ben-Eliezer rejected deal, where he would have confessed to charges of breach of trust, tax evasion and falsified reporting, among other reasons because of fine's size.

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Former cabinet minister and Labor Party leader Benjamin Ben-Eliezer has rejected a plea bargain in which prosecutors offered to drop the bribery charges against him and not seek a prison sentence – if he would...