How Many Lies Has Rabbi Rotter Told?
Rabbi Yeshayahu Rotter founded Rotter.net, one of Israel’s most popular gossip and news sites (Alexa ranks it 72nd of all Israeli sites). He is a Haredi Jew who teaches 12th grade at a Haifa yeshiva which belongs to the Bnai Akiva branch of Orthodox Judaism. Surprisingly, considering the extremism of his politics, Bnai Akiva is considered one of the more moderate sects in the Orthodox movement.
Rotter is one of the most far right-wing figures in the Israeli media world. He not only supports the most extreme of the settler movement, he advocates violence and defiance of state authority to enforce their prerogatives to settle and retain every inch of the Occupied Territories. His son, Meir, is a policeman known not only for beating up Sheikh Jarrah protesters at their weekly protests against Palestinian home expulsions, but for bragging about this at Rotter.net using a pseudonym.
Israeli blogger Moni Dvir just published a post (Hebrew) about Rabbi Rotter that made me realize I knew very little about him, and that what I did think I knew, was based on some suspect assumptions which the man himself has disseminated to the public. In a 2007 Maariv interview (Hebrew), Rabbi Rotter claimed he earned a PhD in Jewish Studies from Boston University. In a separate interview at his own site, he further claims he earned this degree in 1998. He also claims to have a BA and MBA from a third-tier Israeli private college, Yozmot (this link appears to be to the institution mentioned in the Maariv interview, though I can’t be 100% certain).
This bears inspection. A number of us have not been able to verify his doctoral degree. The BU alumni office cannot locate any alumnus by his name. Neither Google Scholar nor an online search of doctoral dissertations turns up anything by him. In reply to my specific request that he confirm the degree mentioned in Maariv, he would only say he had the degrees mentioned in the article from universitaot angliot, which could mean “British” universities or “English-speaking” universities. This seemed a deliberate obfuscation. Repeated civil attempts to get him to be more specific ended in some rather nasty, smearish threats on his part which I’ll go into later.
The best we can say is that while Rotter claims a doctorate, he either doesn’t have one or no record of one exists after numerous attempts to confirm one. I haven’t attempted to confirm with Yozmot whether he has the business degrees he claims from that school. Though it’s such a poorly considered institution I wouldn’t be surprised if he did earn degrees there.
UPDATE: An Israeli reader brought to my attention a story, which has been subsequently confirmed by someone formerly close to the Rotter family, and by this report (Hebrew), that the rabbi worked for Bank Yerushalayim in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Money was allegedly stolen, he was suspected of theft, the bank made a complaint and police opened a criminal file against him. No charges were ever brought, but he was forced to leave the bank, which was when he moved to Haifa where his parents lived. He appears to have an inordinate acquisitive urge, for which there’s nothing wrong in an ordinary person, but which for a rabbi seems somehow grasping and inappropriate.
Another claim made in the Maariv article is that Rotter is an IDF officer:
[He] served in an armored unit and was an officer.
This too is a fudge. In a separate interview the rabbi published on his own site, he notes that during his active service he was a sergeant (not officer-rank). He now serves as a chaplain, which automatically makes his an officer. So in the Maariv story, he appears to make greater claims for his IDF service than are actually warranted. He seems to want readers to believe he was a combat officer, which he was not. In addition, before his IDF service he attended a yeshiva whose students were largely exempted from military duty. Some students could attend a truncated version of service. Given his religious affiliation, my Israeli sources tell me it’s likely he didn’t serve the full three years other Israelis do when they do their duty.
Rotter reveals a rather extraordinary bit of deception, which he proudly claims for himself. He states he’s angry that the Israeli media doesn’t credit the scoops published at his site (as if he owned them or researched and published them himself). So he performed a test. After a terror attack during which the terrorist was wounded and captured, Rotter supposedly published a “scoop” saying that the Palestinian had AIDS. Sure enough, Alex Fishman published (allegedly) a story stating the militant had AIDS. Rotter even notes that all the soldiers involved in capturing the attacker had to get AIDS tests and endure extended exams to ensure they were not infected.
Don’t know about you, but I’m astonished a rabbi would engage in such deliberate infliction of suffering on all those soldiers and their families, who would not know for sure whether or not they had gotten AIDS from contact with this man. And Rotter even reveals this publicly in the newspaper with no shame whatsoever!
But there’s an even worse problem with this story, according to the Seventh Eye, Israel’s major media watchdog publication, Rotter’s story is a crock (Hebrew). Never happened. Not a word of truth in it. The reporter queried Alex Fishman, who denied he’d ever written any such story and a search of Yediot Achronot’s archive never turned up one.
So now we have an Israeli rabbi who not only boasts of deceiving his readers, the Israeli media and the IDF by trickery, but who made the story up in its entirety. I’d guess that one of the reasons Rotter chose Alex Fishman to smear is because he thinks he’s a filthy traitor and media leftist, phrases which commonly echo through the Rotter website in comment threads. I have reported on, and spoken with Fishman a number of times in the past few months due to his excellent reporting about Iran. And this is not the kind of journalist who comes anywhere near doing the sort of shoddy journalism of which Rotter accuses him. In fact, it is Rotter himself who is the shoddy liar, it appears. Though you’d never know it from the rabbi himself, who continues to claim the incident happened precisely as he presented it in the interview. Except somehow he couldn’t manage to provide any proof to the reporter when it was requested. Does this remind you of the story about his alleged PhD?
Now, let’s look at how the good rabbi operates his website. In 2007, he claimed he had 50,000-100,000 visitors every day. By 2011, that number had risen to 1-million according to the marketing come-on offered to potential advertisers. That’s a mighty big jump. But if you’re Matt Drudge or Wonkette, I suppose it’s possible. But is Rotter.net in that league? Readers of the site (and I) have noticed a rather peculiar behavior. If you keep a page of the site open in your browser open for any length of time, when the page refreshes it doesn’t take you back to the same page. Rather, it takes you back to the site’s main page. If you want to continue reading the original page you have to go back to it. That means for every one page you actually visited, three page views might be counted.
I’m not an expert in SEO and how these things are done. So I don’t know for sure whether his claims for his site are legitimate or not. But given his lack of candor (to say the least) it’s highly likely that his claims for site traffic may be as highly exaggerated as his claims of having a PhD. I would hope that anyone thinking of advertising at his site would do their own due diligence to ensure that they’re getting what they expect and what they paid for.
Returning to the Maariv interview, Rotter makes some rather extraordinary claims about his own and his site’s moral and Jewish standards, which bear examination:
Lashon Hara [“gossip” or “slander”]
Journalism is the antithesis to lashon hara. The learned rabbis permitted [Jews to be] journalists. Therefore we should rely on their authority that journalism’s purpose is to warn people about crooks.
Considering the level of sludge and smears in the Rotter threads, it’s astonishing that the fact that his site is a leading source of lashon hara is completely lost on him. Just to take a few wee small examples. When I publish my own blog scoops there, I’m invariably referred to as “traitor,” “saboteur,” etc. Members have threatened to put a bullet in my head. One even created a hoax FBI press release claiming I’d been arrested for making kiddie porn. That post, at least the good rabbi removed because he likely realized that I might have legal recourse to sue him, as so many others have apparently done before me.
Returning to lashon hara, tell me if this sounds like someone for whom this is a cardinal value:
Write whatever you wish. I have nothing to hide. Here in Israel am totally transparent. In fact, it would be fitting to engage in this two-man battle. In Google, we’re finding some interesting things about you. I’m not sure they’re true, but I’m sure they’re written in Google. It’s always possible to quote [them] alone. [After reading these items about you] They’ll no longer ask why we sink to this personal [low] level, as they once asked me. Your profile in Israel is quite interesting.
Can you believe that someone who claims to oppose lashon hara would stoop to trashing me with the muck and mire that deranged folk have written about me online? Clearly, he didn’t care whether any of it was true or not. Just smearing the kaka around would give him joy. I read that e-mail as a quasi threat, and not being one to take threats lightly, I responded decisively:
I would love for you to disseminate some of the nuttier things written about me on Google. Because if you do it will show you to be an utter fool. So please go right ahead.
BTW, I’ve never claimed an academic degree I didn’t earn and anyone asking me which ones I have and from which universities gets a straight answer no matter who they are. I’m sorry you didn’t feel you could show the same candor. And the fact that you threaten me with smears because YOU refuse to confirm where & whether you earned degrees, means you are both defensive and appear to have something to hide…
Rotter prides himself on all the wedding ceremonies he’s performed. In fact, as part of his entrepreneurial spirit, he’s created his own website to promote Jewish matrimonial bliss and shiduchim (matchmaking). But if you’re disabled or divorced, you’re outa luck. Not allowed. I suppose they’re not good for business. Another itty-bitty problem though–guess who’s divorced? You got it, the good rabbi himself. Dya think he bans himself from his own website? Not on your life. When I first read of this oddness I laughed and laughed. Can you imagine someone who is such a hypocrite?
In Maariv, he further waxes rhapsodic about the beauties of Shabbat spent around the dinner table with family and friends. He’s a big devote of Shabbat as any observant Jew should be. There’s only one itty-bitty problem. Rotter.net isn’t shut down on Shabbat. Not only can you access its pages, you can violate the laws of Shabbat by posting there. That’s probably not the worst Shabbat violation though. Rotter is chock full of ads. Anyone who clicks on an ad makes Rabbi Rotter money. He earns money whether they click on a weekday or on Shabbat. But it is a grave sin for a Jew to earn money on Shabbat, which is the supreme day of rest.
I don’t know how such a learned rabbi justifies this violation of a halachic prohibition. I don’t even know if anyone’s asked him. No doubt, as with many Orthodox Jews, he’d say rather cynically what non-observant Jews do at his site is their own business and not his. In that sense, he’s the ultimate Jewish libertarian. Though I don’t believe halacha would countenance libertarianism defined in that way.
To be clear, I don’t keep the laws of Shabbat. I publish posts on weekdays and on Shabbat. So I’m not criticizing Rotter’s behavior in a blanket or categorical way. I’m saying that on his own terms as an Orthodox Jew, he’s violating halacha and that he’s a moral hypocrite for doing so.
A commenter here in the threads noted that in the very early days of the site, it specialized in offering illegal downloads. Now, I have nothing particularly against such sites and won’t argue there’s anything particularly immoral about them (the RIAA takes a different view). But it does seem to me that a rabbi should feel an obligation not to earn money off such an enterprise. Jewish tradition says that a rabbi should hold himself above questionable activities which might be acceptable to an ordinary Jew. Since Jews look to rabbis as moral arbiters, they could construe this type of activity as morally approved when a rabbi does it. A rabbi should set an example, not pander to the lowest moral common denominator. That may be why he has claimed that in those days, his son Noam ran the site. There are reports by Israeli media that he used this story to brush off precisely the moral questions I raised above.
I’ve hardly spoken yet about Rotter’s political views, which are also quite interesting: after the Fogel murders he advocated violent price tag attacks against Palestinians. In fact, his comments sounded very close to calls for genocide. He declared he had no faith in the State to avenge Jewish blood and urged settlers and other extremists to do it on behalf of the Jewish people. He was all defiance of the State. In fact, it seemed rather clear that the entire idea of a secular state was rather repulsive and that he would far prefer a halachic theocratic state in which a settler “Judean” ideology reigned supreme.
The Rotter forum is also being used (Hebrew) by radical settlers as a sort of real-time emergency band radio to broadcast the movement of the IDF in the Territories so wanted settlers may avoid capture at roadblocks set up outside the most extreme settlements, which house Jewish terrorists who resist evacuation of settlements or engage in acts of violence against local Palestinians and their activist supporters. This adds to the image of Rabbi Rotter and his media enterprise as a form of resistance to the secular state and its authority. Not that he’s above benefiting from the advertising revenue generated from citizens of that secular state.
While Rotter’s claim that he allows free speech for right and left at his site is mainly true, it’s clear that some speech is more free than others. Though I have published many scoops there, I have also had many taken down. And for no apparent reason since they violated no Israeli laws, gag orders or censorship. It appears that Rotter can remove anything he likes and for any reason. So his claims of a free-wheeling website with virtually no ideological limits are largely, but not entirely true.
To its credit, Rotter.net is a freer site than many in Israel if you can stand the death threats. I was banned from another site, Fresh, when I posted about Anat Kamm. No reason was given. I was just shown the door.
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I became familiar with Rotter.net when it was in diapers. It was run by his son, (I don’t know if he is the cop), and was an illegal download site.
Beni Akiva was once a Zionist youth movement for religious boys and girls. The past few years it has become a group that makes it’s girls dance in the dark and radically separates it’s boys and girls. I guess like any movement, if you don’t keep your eyes open, crazies will try to take it over. In Beni Akiva they have succeeded.
It was run by the son named Noam, not Meir, who is the brutish cop. Rabbi Rotter claims that Noam has moved on from the family business, which is just as well for him.
Mr. Schwarz. I have no idea where you have come up with this description of Bnei Akivah (BA). Can you provide more proof than your seemingly sweeping generalization, which as far as I know is false.
I have a daughter in BA (Israel) and I have never heard/seen this attitude displayed at any activity she has attended or any I have seen in Israel. Of all the BA events that I have seen, or read about what you describe has never occured.
Perhaps what you have encountered may be one (dark) chapter… their may be unfortunate exceptions… but this certainly isn’t “the rule” for how Bnei Aikva operates.
Ironically enough my daughter has sometimes complained that “the boys” ruin the meetings with their over-rowdiness, and she has sometimes wished they had separate activities (we are not a haredi household), which I chuckled at before this BS activity (… “BS” means “Beit Shemesh” but it could apply to another acronym) of recent news. They certainly ain’t BA!!
As for Rotter, and the start of this thread… it would seem it is up to this R. Rotter to do his do-dilligence and either find his diplomas and documents, or “come clean”. It only adds to his dis-credit.
One other comment about what Richard said regarding censorship at Rotter’s site…. You “live and die” (meant strictly figuratively) by the same rules.
Just as this is YOUR site and you impose what censorship you deem proper (which is your right and privledge), so too can Rotter. He has the right to edit his site in the same manner as you do yours.
So when you write:
“It appears that Rotter can remove anything he likes and for any reason. ”
I find that statement very ironic! Here you are picking a bone about the very issue that many people claim you do… impose your own censorship for whatever reason you deem.
It appears his sight is a bit more freer and open than you are (both his and your right), and it sounds a bit out of character for you to go and raise that issue.
I have comment rules & adhere to them pretty strictly. Rotter has no comment rules I’ve ever seen & I’ve never posted any of my scoops as anything other than straight news with no political commentary. I always offer an explanation if I moderate or ban someone if one is requested. Rotter doesn’t.
I’m very happy to hear what you have to say about BA. What I personally have heard about was in Ramat Gan.
On AIDS: do the soldiers have blood-blood (or mucus-mucus) contact with their prisoners? We ought learn more about that.
On PhD: does his teaching position requuire him to have a PhD (or to tell the truth in public)? Does inquiry there do any good? Did he change his name to adopt a Hebrew name AFTER getting the PhD? He looks elderly. Maybe he had a job in Israel 10 years ago? Did he have time to go th USA/UK/–??– do get a PhD (often takes 3 hard years)?
I was in the army with Rabbi Rotter. Is a combat officer in the rank of captain and a military rabbi. A great personality and I see what you against
He himself says his highest rank was sergeant. I don’t know whose memory is worse, yours or his. Read the Rotter.net interview & argue with him about it.
A sergeant is an NCO in the USA, which is a non-commissioned officer. I was a Petty Officer Second Class in the Navy when I served in the late 1970’s, which is the same rank as sergeant.
Let me tell you that the ensigns had a lot more to fear from petty officers than they did from Lieutenant J.G.’s and other 90-day wonders. Sir.
Considering in yr first attempt to comment here you told me to “fuck my mother,” this is an improvement. If you try the stunt you did in yr earlier comment again, you’ll be banned.
I’m in shock.
He look like gentle Rabbi
My sister wanted him for make a Chupa (A Chasene )
I sent her this post . thank u !!!!!!
Bney-Akiva, like most of the Israeli based zionist-orthodox community, is spread nowadays through the furthest extremes of the far right.
You sound just like Shmarya Rosenberg, except you’re even nastier and more vindictive. When are you gonna go after Sholom Rubashkin?
Shmarya has a pretty hot temper too. Maybe you’ve only seen his nicer side. I think he does extremely valuable work & appreciate that. But I only attack ones who attack me first.
Dear Mr. Silverstien,
I’ve red carefully.
I’m sorry to say but this post is full of semi truths and lies.
1. There was a real story about a suicide bomber who had AIDS. but not the MEGIDO one since that one was driving a car bomb.
2. Rabbi Rotter is a true Rabbi. you can check it out.
3. In Israel, like in the US, you can add to your name any title you want. if you claim to be a doctor – then you are a doctor until you go to the court and try to prove it…but it is not a violation of the law.
4. He is an officer in an IDF armoured unit. there’s a lot of officers like him. he never claimed that he is a combat officer. BTW: even the Israeli ambassador to the US was ranked an officer rank – and he is not. its a representation rank. nobody take its seriously.
5. rotter.net on shabath: what’s wrong with that? he dosn’t take any part in actually operating it.
it is permitted by halacha. like MAALIT SHABATH and other things that work on shabath.
6. Price Tag: you would notie that there are many posts condeming the price tag bullies than praising them in rotter.net. rabbi totter was never suuprting any price tag act. on the contrary – he always condemed it as a damaging acts to the settelers.
7. lashon harah: rabbi rotter gave and order to delete any DIBAH or LASHON HARAH post the moment he recieve a request to do it by the potential victim. he personnaly deleted many posts I have written in rotter.net because of that reason.
8. and last: what do you mean by TIKUN OLAM ?
in SYRIA, thousands of innocent citizens was brutaly murdred by ASAF regime. the OLAM is fucked enough with or without israel.
and yet, you take every fart in israel and make it like it is the big bang and a new world war or somthing.
why you doing this?
if you realy want to fix the world – find another place to start with. and if you insist – make a ALYIA and earn yourself the right to criticize israel.
9. ANAT KAMM: if Ms. KAMM made her betray in US – she would be given a life senetnce like POLARD. We are waiting to see BRADLY MENING sentence.
justice in israel is thoussands of times compassoined than in the US. you have nothing to be proud of.
dear ku ku ri ku
1. the story about AIDS – Never happened. read the post again, also read what written by “seventh-eye’s” website. if you repeat story again n’ again, it’s not make the story true.
2. no one said he is not rabbi.
3. It’s not illegal dress up with PHD. it’s dirty if you hide or blur it, or say you got it from important university that you didn’t.
4. Rotter is Rabbi of community, he is educator of young students, a public figure. he must tell the clear record about himself. not covering it up. not blur it.
thus about his army-service.
5. Shabat – there is many websites which put out at shabat.
all of them think it’s Hilul Hashem to let it act in shabat.
6. Rotter condemn “Tag Price” with one hand, and hugs the hooligans with second hand. read well all his articles about those acts and you’ll find “understanding” and blaming “the reality”.
7. Rotter delete only messages which could invited him to court. He remember some cases he losed.
about the bank theft – ppl say online that he theft from LEOMI-BANK. now days he attack this bank all over his site.
pay back coz the bank fird him ?
Dear bobi kash,
1. About the AIDS story- it did happened. but not in MEGIDO suicide attack. the real story happend at BAQA AL GHARBIA, at 17-JUN-2002. The MEGIDO attack was at 05-JUN-2002. The two attacks happened almost at th same week. with dozens of victims, most of them -17 – young soldiers.
Hence I guess Rabbi rotter was confused between the two.
The MAARIV interview was published at 07-AUG-2007.
5 years later…i.e. – he was confused.
But here’s the thing: the fact that the second bomber was an AIDS patient was a rumor. the press did published this:
2. as for his ph.d – its SHABAT now. let’s wait. there are many in all over the world who claims to be doctors – with degrees from institutions in US and UK.
the formal policy about it is lacking consistency. so it may not be a lie. we wait and see.
3. SHABAT – rotter.net is not a HALACHA to religious site.
it’s a news/SCOOPs site. it canot be closed on SHABAT. and rabbi rotter does not take any part by any kind of meaning to keep it working on SHABAT.
4. Price tag – 3 weeks ago, one of rotter moderators called CAFE have blocked 3 well appreciated and old members off the site and kick them out because of posting articels supporting the price tag bullies.
The fact that you yourself and Mr. Silverstein have free access to rotter.net and you publish anything you wish – is a great credit to rabbi Rotter.
SHAVUAH TOV and HODESH TOV.
Dear Kuku ri ku
1. Again, you repeat the stoty about AIDS and link it to articles which not verify Rotter’s claim that he is the “hoaxer”. In spite of that, if he is – woww! – Rabbi rotter engaged in such deliberate infliction of suffering on all those soldiers and their families, who would not know for sure whether or not they had gotten AIDS from contact with this man.
2. Do’nt wait for Rotter’s confirmation about his PHD. He gave a comment on his website to this post. poorly comment.
3. Rabbi rotter does not take any part by any kind of meaning to keep it working on SHABAT. Yes. but he earn a lot of money by others who are are moderates “Mehalley Shabat”. that is big “Hilul Hashem” and cynical act.
The fact is that Rabbi Rotter deleted at the last 24 hours more than 100 comments on his website, just because all of them not compatible his point of view.
Does this post have anything to do with the fact that silverstien is a persona non Grata @ rotter ?
Everyone there seems to thin hes an Ahole that hurts Israel by publishing classified information about ongoing investigations thus hurting the chance to solve crime…
The right wing nutcase extremists at Rotter hate my guts–and that’s news? I didn’t know I was persona non grata. I publish there regularly & haven’t been banned as far as I know, though after publishing this post I may now be.
I would suggest you strongly check whether ‘Yozmot’ College actually offers academic degrees. To my knowledge – it doesn’t. I doubt Mr. Rotter has those bachelors and Masters degrees.
I Have to say i love this new member, Kuku ri Ku, i’m laughing so much, I can’t even write what i was going to…lol
By the way–the best way of determining someone has earned a PhD –from any university–is to check Dissertation Abstracts http://disexpress.umi.com/dxweb. You can always call the registrar too…
A search under Rotter picked up 36 persons, many from German universities, none from BU. Surprised?
I did check one of those sites which had 800,000 dissertations listed & I didn’t find his name. Which is one reason I’m pretty confident he doesn’t.
brought here in hebrew, based on what was brought here:
now after he is goneeeeeeeeee
עתה לאחר פטירתו והסתלקותו לעולם הגיהינום
שכחתם לספר עוד על עברו של ה”רב”…….הבה נאמר את “כל” האמת, (יום ד’ בבוקר)
שום לשון הרע, פשוט עדיף לומר לא רק חלקי אמת אלא את כולה,
כל מה שאביא כאן הוא אמת, ואפשר להוכיח כל מילה, אבקש מכם לאפשר את חופש הביטוי ולא למחוק, אומנם זה אולי יעצבן רבים אבל אלו הם החיים, אמת צריך להביא במלואההההההההההה……..
אותו אחד שלא ברור מהיכן יש לו תואר רב, ויותר מכך לא ברור בכלל מאיפה יש לו את אותו תואר ד’ר, אולי באמצעות הדואר???
היה טוב אם מישהו יסביר לנו בדיוק מהיכן בא התואר הזה של הד”ר………(כי בתחילת ימי האתר באיזור 1997, הוא היה ישעיהו)
אז ככה: כשגר בירושלים, (עד לאמצע ה-80) היה נשוי לאשה קודמת, ממנה יש לו 2 בנים הגרים שמה, (אחד הוא שוטר) ולמה עזב את ירושלים ?? ואחכ עבר לחיפה ונישא שוב??
אז הנה רמז, היה סיפור קשה על עבירה על החוק עם בנק בו עבד (לא אביא השם כעת)…………. ודי לחכימא…. (אז אי אפשר להכחיש שיש לו עבר ….)
וכאשר מישהו ניסה לספר על כך, מייד מחק הוא בא ומחק הכל, והכפיש את הכותב וחסמו לתמיד, נקמה הייתה צד חזק שלו,וחסימות, והסתרת האמת, ונסיון ליצירת רושם חיובי עליו…….
(זה בערך כמו שאותו “בבא” ברוך ינסה כיום לספר לכם שהוא צדיק ונסתר ורב מדופלם………. אבל גם במקרה שלו יש עבר הרבה הרבה יותר מסריח, כי ברוך ישב בכלא, ורוטר נדמה לי שלא ישב, למרות שהיה אמור לשבת……)
מלבד זאת, הוא בתחילת דרכו של אתרו, ניהלו דרך בנו הקטין דאז נועם, תלמיד תיכון, בחור נחמד בסה”כ, ועשה כאילו נועם הוא המנהל, ואח”כ האבא נהג לכתוב בכינויים רבים ולהתחזות לאחרים והירבה לכתוב תחת המוןןןןןןןן שמות אחרים ומבלי לומר את האמת שזה הוא ותוך כדי התחזות,
שלא לדבר על כל התיכמון של המונה על כל דף בפורום……….
לקח שנים עד שבכלל הודה ש”ניצן אור” זה בעצם הוא…….וכן הלאה………
היה מכפיש אנשים, היה אגרסיבי ומתנקם ובמיוחד עם אלה שלא סרו למרותו המוחלטת, ועל כך גם באה קבוצת הפורשים שהקימו את “פראש”…….. פורשי רוטר היו קבוצה גדולה……… הייתה ממש מלחמה והמון נקמה והכפשות בראשות אותו אבא, ממש נלחם בחבר’ה שבסה”כ היו חבר’ה טובים שעשו המון למען אתרו ובהתנדבות !!!!!!!! ממש בושה על מה שעשה להם………. לא לשכוח !!!!!!
ועוד סיפורים רבים שקצרה היריעה…………
אז לפני שאסיים, חיטטתי קצת בגוגלוביץ’, וראו מה מצאתי……..
ואגב עוד סיפור שזה עתה קראתי על ויקיפדיה, ב-2005 בתביעה נגדו , אז השופט קבע שרוטר שיקר כשאמר שלא השתמש בתמונות של התובע באתרו ………… ולו היה מודה, עונשו הכספי היה קטן יותר, אך כיוןן שהכחיש את אמת הזו, עונשו היה גבוה יותר…….
וזה לא אני קבעתי, שופט בישראל קבע באותו “רב” שיקר !!!!!
וראו מה כתבו עליו אחרים ב-2002, ולא אני
זה מאשר כל מה שכתבתי מעל ואף יותר מכך, רק אל תקראו הודעה 4…………
והנה תחקיר רציני עליו, ועל התארים הבדויים, ועל סיפור תואר הד”ר, על שירותו בצבא ומה באמת עשה שם, ומה לא…….
על אתר רוטר
עתה לאחר שראתם כל דבריי ובדקתם הלינקים המצורפים, האם הייתם רוצים שהוא יהיה הרב שיחתן אתכם תחת החופה
אתכם או את ילדכם???
אישית אני ממש לא במחשבה שהוא היה אדם טוב וזו בלשון המעטה !!!!!
ברוך שפטרנו מרשע זה
רשע רע ומושחת, המן הצורר
זה מה שהיה ישעיהו הזה
once again so to clarify, here is a pretty full list of ALL (or most) of the main issues/problems with this ‘rotter’ guy
its in hebrew:
(and so to continue my above long message in hebrew mostly)
בעיות אמינות ושאלות לגבי האמת העובדתית, לגבי נושאים רבים
•שירותו הצבאי, והאם היה בכלל קצין
•היותו רב ותואר הסמיכה
•מגוריו בירושלים, היותו נשוי לאשה ראשונה שם
ו-2 בנים לפחות, אחד שוטר בי-ם
•עבודתו בבנק ירושלים , והבעיה שאירעה שם, וסיפור המעילה
•מעברו אח”כ לחיפה והסיבות
•נישואיו השניים בחיפה
•עבודתו כמורה,מחנך וכד’ בתיכון דתי בחיפה
•הקמת האתר רוטר, וניהולו, וכל האירועים שאירעו שם לגולשים רבים
וכתיבות תחת שמות בדויים, הרצת המונה והצפיות, וכד’
•ענייני תביעות בבתי-משפט עם גולשים לשעבר ועניינים באתרו,
ומה קבעו השופטים
•נושא החתונות ,שידוכים, וחיתון זוגות
•שאלות לגבי תואר ראשון, ואחכ תואר שני, שטען שהיו לו
•וכמובן נושא תואר הד”ר (מבוסטון) שמעולם לא היה לו, כי מעולם לא קיבל
כאשר אדם טוען שהוא רב, והינו גם מורה/מחנך דתי,
ההקפדה על מעשיו ואורח חייו בהווה ובעבר—-חמורים מהרגיל
אם ישקר, או יעשה מעשים פליליים
או יתנהג בכל צורה שאינה הולמת את הדת היהודית
או בכל צורה שאינה הולמת את ההלכה היהודית
או בכל דרך שאינה מתאימה לחוק הישראלי
הרי יבואו אנשים להעיר, לפרסם ולקרוא לו בשמות
ואין בכך כל פסול
גם כי הכל אמת, והכל ניתן להוכחה
ובמיוחד כי הכל נעשה לטובת הציבור