Should never be allowed to interfere with science. This rabbi is openly encouraging scientific fraud. The rabbi should be fired from his position and this student contemplating fraud should be dismissed from her studies, because she clearly lacks the appropriate scientific attitude. This kind of immoral behaviour is what you can expect if religion has such an overbearing influence on society as it has gotten in Israel. With people like father and son Yosef at the religious helm one has to fear for the future of science and also democracy in Israel.
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from the article: Israeli rabbi rules: Plagiarism is kosher