A lot of people might like to wring his neck, but the sleazy real-estate mogul who ratted out everyone from politicians to rabbis in a massive corruption case is apparently already as good as dead to his father.
Israel Dwek -- the father of Solomon "Shlomo" Dwek, who helped the feds nail three New Jersey mayors and several rabbis in Brooklyn last week -- plans to sit shiva for his son because he is so disgusted with his turning on other Jews, reported the Web site PolitickerNJ.com.
Shiva is the traditional Jewish mourning period held after a family member dies.
The father -- citing "the Talmudic Law of Moser that prohibits a Jew from informing on another Jew to a non-Jew" -- renounced his son from the pulpit at his synagogue in Deal, NJ, on Saturday, the site said.
Israel Dwek is a revered leader of the Sephardic Jewish community in the wealthy enclave.
His son, 36, surfaced as the feds' pointman in a widespread probe that brought down 44 people.
Solomon Dwek turned informant after being busted himself in 2006 for trying to rip off $50 million from PNC Bank in a check-kiting scheme.
He helped set up stings for the FBI and IRS initially to help expose international money-laundering by rabbis in Brooklyn and Jersey, authorities said.
During the course of the investigation, he also led the feds to a Brooklyn rabbi, Levy Izhak Rosenbaum, who allegedly boasted that he had been helping to peddle human organs on the black market for a decade.
On tapes, Rosenbaum allegedly refers to himself as a "matchmaker" who could find an Israeli donor for a "schmear," or money -- specifically willing to trade a kidney for $160,000.
Others nailed by Solomon Dwek's undercover work include the mayors of Hoboken, Secaucus and Ridgefield, as well as the Jersey City council president.
Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano was caught on tape bragging, "I could be indicted and still get 85 to 95 percent of the vote," according to officials. Last night, opponents calling for his resignation rallied at City Hall.
Dwek has been released on $10 million bond in his own swindle case, which is still pending.
Because of his family's prominence in the Jewish community, he was considered the perfect "in" into what is typically a very insular world, officials have said.
Dwek "would meet them in parking lots, in luncheonettes, diners, offices, basement boiler rooms and bathrooms, and the politicians willingly put themselves up for sale," said New Jersey acting US Attorney Ralph Marra.
By KATE SHEEHY
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