U.K. Limmud row highlights community divisions
Britain's newly appointed chief rabbi sought to end his predecessor's tacit boycott of the prominent Jewish conference unleashed an ardent response from Haredi hardliners, who still play a major role in community politics.
The furor that has broken out in recent days within Britain's Jewish community over the participation of Orthodox rabbis in a cross-communal festival has brought to the surface long-simmering tensions. It has also proved that the fault lines running under British Jewry are very similar to those dividing between Jews in Israel.
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