A racist chief rabbi will threaten Israel’s ties with U.S. and U.K. Jews
The values inherent in the Modern Orthodox Jews of the U.K. and U.S. have enabled a strong bond with Israel’s national-religious community. If Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu takes the Chief Rabbinate reigns, that relationship may splinter.
The past few weeks have been a time of great transition for the Modern Orthodox world. In the United Kingdom, the retiring chief rabbi, Lord Jonathan Sacks, published his goodbye message. In the United States, Rabbi Norman Lamm, chancellor of Yeshiva University, stepped down after...
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