Make the Avi Weiss case a precedent for all rejected rabbis
Israel’s chief rabbinate decided to recognize Rabbi Weiss after leaders in the Jewish Diaspora stood up to its dogmatic approach. Now, Orthodox and non-Orthodox leaders should unite for the sake of all liberal leaders.
The American Jewish community was outraged over news that Israel’s Chief Rabbinate had rejected Rabbi Avi Weiss from testifying to the validity of a conversion. Abraham Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League found it “disturbing,” and decried it as a “