A quiet revolution || American Jewish groups forge partnership with Israelis to 'dethrone’ chief rabbinate
Leading U.S. organizations met recently to explore how to end rabbinate’s monopoly over marriage; Orthodox Rabbinical Council of America opposes initiative.
NEW YORK – Leading American Jewish groups are readying a major campaign against the singular control wielded by the chief rabbinate on matters of personal status in Israel. As the North American Jewish federation system considers its strategy, a new coalition is also being organized by the American Jewish Committee, which plans to partner with Israeli groups working toward ending...
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