Key rabbinic vacancy in Jerusalem stays unfilled

Beck, Mordechai
September 2012
Christian Century;9/5/2012, Vol. 129 Issue 18, p16
The article reports that the office of the Ashkenazic chief rabbi of Jerusalem has remained vacant due to a conflict between ultra-Orthodox Jews (haredim) and non-haredim Jews. It is said that Jerusalem city council member Rachel Azaria was forced to leave her position as a result of opposition to female leadership among the anti-Zionist haredi.


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