Why are so many people clamoring and squirming to be voted number one G-d botherer? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Albert Edelson
    • 20.02.13 | 20:45 (IST)

    Who needs this crazy religious Olympic race to be named number one G-d botherer? Why can't we keep religion modest and simple? What added social value does all this religious competition add to an overburdened people? This ludicrous infighting is splitting our already split population into even more subgroups. Personally, I prefer to pray quietly all by myself. These rabbis with their insatiable egos are tearing our social fabric pitilessly. Less formal religion would be more constructive.

    from the article: Religious Zionists vie for post of Israel's chief Ashkenazi rabbi
    First published 17:45 20.02.13 | Last updated 17:45 20.02.13
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