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  • Israeli Chief Rabbi Metzger under house arrest

    June 21, 2013 | 9:58 am

    Police placed Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi, Yona Metzger, under house arrest following a 10-hour interrogation on corruption allegations.

    According to The Jerusalem Post, police ordered Metzger not to leave his home for five days.

    Investigators from the National Fraud Squad...

  • Israel’s chief rabbi praises Pope, wishes him good health

    February 11, 2013 | 3:53 am

    Israeli chief rabbi Yona Metzger on Monday praised Pope Benedict's inter-religious outreach and said relations between Israel and the Vatican had never been better.

    "During his period (as pope) there were the best relations ever between the church and the chief rabbinate and we...