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    • Mosheh Wolfish
    • 04.04.06 | 17:53 (IDT)

    Those claiming that Metzger's "crime" of taking a discount for a hotel stay is because it appears to be a bribe for the goodwill of the authority which issues kashrut certificates, may be right. Similarly, those demanding an avoidance of even the APPEARANCE of a conflict of interest, and claiming that because he is a rabbi he must obey a higher standard of conduct, may also be right. Except for the bigger picture, which is that Mazuz, in his capacity as the AG who is responsible for criminal investigations, has ruled that there was NO criminal behavior. The AG, however, was not part of the selection committee for the position of Chief Rabbi. Many of us who were very disappointed at the selection of Metzger, due to his lack of intellectual and moral qualifications, are even more incensed with the corruption and power grabbing that Mazuz is pushing in the guise of "righteousness". Who died and made you king? Mazuz should resign for the appearance of corruption!!!

    from the article: Attorney General Mazuz calls on Chief Rabbi Metzger to resign
    First published 00:00 03.04.06 | Last updated 00:00 03.04.06
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