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  • Israeli chief rabbi tells Jews to stay away from Temple Mount

    November 7, 2014 | 9:56 am

    An Israeli chief rabbi urged Jews to stay away from the Temple Mount in order to prevent bloodshed.

    Yitzhak Yosef, Israel’s chief Sephardic rabbi, made the call during the funeral Friday of Shalom Ba’adani, 17 who died that morning in hospital from wounds he sustained on...

  • Was the Rabbi Race a ‘Disaster’? 6 Comments on Israel’s New Chief Rabbis

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 25, 2013 | 8:18 am

    Yesterday, as I was following the final hours of the race for chief rabbis of Israel, a famous George Costanza quote kept coming back to me: “I live my whole life in shame. Why should I die with dignity?”

    This whole race was a shame- why should it end with dignity?

    If you don’t...