Race for Israel's Chief Rabbinate Israeli Women's Groups Slam Shas Candidate for Chief Rabbi as Unfit for Democratic Society

Three women's organizations have together called candidate Rabbi Avraham Yosef, son of Shas spiritual leader, to task over his controversial statements in general and about women in particular.

Few women will participate in the upcoming election of the chief rabbis of Israel, but women's groups are trying to affect the outcome by opposing...