Israel's Chief Rabbinate Questions 'Commitment' of Leading U.S. Modern Orthodox Rabbi to Jewish Law

Rabbi Avi Weiss was previously disqualified from attesting to the personal status of members of his NY congregation seeking to marry in Israel.

The Chief Rabbinate has doubled down on its opposition to a leading American modern Orthodox rabbi, Avi Weiss, saying it doubts “the degree of his commitment to customary and accepted” Jewish religious law.