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  • Israel’s chief rabbis receive death threats over Women of the Wall prayer

    June 3, 2013 | 9:33 am

    Israel’s chief rabbis received death threats in letters to their offices warning them to allow the Women of the Wall to pray “in accordance with our customs.”

    The letters, headlined “This is a last warning,” were delivered Monday to the offices of Rabbi Yona Metzger and Rabbi...

  • Rumor aside, search for Sacks’ successor proceeds

    December 13, 2011 | 4:48 pm

    England’s United Synagogue denied a report that the post of chief rabbi had been offered to Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi.

    Haaretz reported Tuesday that Haifa-based Rabbi Yona Metzger had been asked to replace Rabbi Jonathan Sacks as the UK’s chief rabbi when he steps down in...

  • Me a name I call myself

    By Mrs. Shoshana F

    August 1, 2008 | 1:20 pm

    I came across a recent article on Ynet in which Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger said that a woman who does not take her husband’s last name is keeping the home from being united:

    Advice to women from the chief rabbi: Married women should give up their maiden name, Chief...