More Than 100 Orthodox Leaders Protest Recognition of Conservative, Reform Rabbis

Some 130 Orthodox rabbis, as well as right-wing MKs, participate in meeting called by Sepahrdic Chief Rabbi Amar, aimed at foiling state's decision; non-Orthodox rabbi stage protest of their own outside rabbinate.

The state's intention to recognize and fund the salaries of Reform and Conservative rabbis turned the Chief Rabbinate's Office in Jerusalem into a scene of...