U.S. Modern Orthodox disappointed with Israeli choice of new chief rabbi
Election of new chief rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef welcomed by the Rabbinical Council of America, but gets cold shoulder from many non-Orthodox Jews.
The Rabbinical Council of America, the largest organization of Orthodox rabbis in North America, welcomed the election of new chief rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef. Several weeks ago the RCA was quick to defend Rabbi David Stav, who lost the election, when the latter was fiercely attacked by Ovadia Yosef, the new chief rabbi’s powerful father, and a former chief rabbi himself. The RCA is now congratulating the...
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