I believe here that there is only the APPEARANCE of corruption and it may well be just a witch hunt. However, I agree with all of you that a Rabbi should be held to a higher standard and it is probably, in the interest of all of us to have some kind of higher council whose purpose it should be to codify and PURIFY the practices of our religion because frankly, right now we have anarchy. Just as lawyers and doctors have a code of "deontology", this should apply to all professionals in a position of leadership with the public: Codes of ethics and standards must be spelled out and even the appearance of impropriety must be avoided.
Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Attorney General Mazuz calls on Chief Rabbi Metzger to resign