As a Diaspora Jew, I totaly agree with the author. This establishment is destroying also the unity of Jewish people by alienating Diaspora Jewry. It must be remembered that the Rabbinate, as an institution, has no religious basis. It's been founded by the Ottoman Empire to represent Jewish subjects of the Sultan. So, let's do away with this anachronic institution and follow the road map of Herzl on this issue.
PM: We'll surround ourselves with fences in defense against the wild beasts around us (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel's Rabbinate - a disaster already happening
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