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  • Dynasties prevail as Lau, Yosef win chief rabbi races

    July 24, 2013 | 2:14 pm

    David Lau and Yitzchak Yosef, both sons of former Israeli chief rabbis, were elected Ashkenazi and Sephardi chief rabbi of Israel, respectively.

    Wednesday’s vote by 147 Knesset members, local officials and regional rabbis was the culmination of a tense, months-long campaign with...