Corruption Allegations in the Israeli Rabbinate Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Suspends Himself Amid Fraud Investigation

Rabbi Yona Metzger temporarily removes himself from Rabbinical Court, will also sit out meetings of the Rabbinical Council and the Judicial Appointments Committee pending conclusion of investigation.

Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger on Sunday temporarily suspended himself from some of his duties, three days after he was questioned under caution by the police on suspicion of bribery, fraud, embezzlement, breach of trust and money laundering.