September 9, 2013
by Addison Morris
Former Israeli president Moshe Katzav was allowed to leave the prison for 24-hours on Monday, marking his first furlough since his 2011 conviction for the rape of female employees in the 1990s. Katzav, who has consistently denied the charges, has served a quarter of his seven-year sentence, ...[read more]
August 7, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On August 7, 2011, former Israeli president Moshe Katsav appealed to the Supreme Court of Israel his conviction and seven year sentence for rape and sexual assault. Katsave had been convicted in March 2011 of assaulting a female employee of the Department of Tourism and two women at the President' ...[read more]
May 2, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On May 2, 2011, former Israeli president Moshe Katsav appealed his conviction to the Israeli Supreme Court prior to beginning a seven-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault. The motion requested that Katsav's sentence be postponed until after his appeal is heard. The Tel Aviv District ...[read more]
March 22, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On March 22, 2011, the Tel Aviv District Court sentenced Israeli ex-president, Moshe Katsav, to seven years in prison for sexually assaulting three women. One of the assaults occurred during his tenure as the minister of the Department of Tourism, and the others occurred during his term as ...[read more]
December 30, 2011
by Cody Harding
On December 30, 2010, former Israeli President Moshe Katsav was convicted of two rape charges in Tel Aviv after he rejected an earlier plea bargain. He was found guilty of assaulting a female employee while serving as head of the Tourism Ministry, and two women at his residence during his time as ...[read more]
November 10, 2011
by Katherine Getty
The Supreme Court of Israel on Thursday upheld the rape conviction of former Israeli president Moshe Katsav. The court rejected Katsav's appeal of his conviction for rape, sexual abuse and sexual harassment, finding that he misused his position as president, from which he was forced to resign ...[read more]
August 7, 2011
by Daniel Makosky
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav on Sunday appeared before the Supreme Court of Israel to begin the appeal of his conviction and seven-year sentence for rape and sexual assault. The proceedings, which are being held in open court, are expected to conclude following two weeks of arguments. ...[read more]
May 18, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav had his seven-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault delayed Wednesday pending the completion of his appeal. The Supreme Court of Israel also ruled earlier that the 300-page appeal will be made public in the future under court restrictions. The Tel ...[read more]
May 2, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court on Monday, shortly before he was to begin a seven-year prison sentence for rape and sexual assault. The 300-page appeal includes requests that Katsav's prison term be postponed until after his appeal as well as for the ...[read more]
March 22, 2011
by Matt Glenn
The Tel Aviv District Court sentenced former Israeli president Moshe Katsav to seven years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting three women. The court convicted Katsav in December, finding that he had assaulted a female employee of the Department of Tourism during his time as minister and two ...[read more]

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