Holon's Chief Rabbi Investigated Over Breach of Trust

Rabbi Avraham Yosef, son of Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, is suspected of a conflict of interest in granting kashrut certificates, which could jeopardize his bid for the chief rabbinate.

Rabbi Avraham Yosef, a leading candidate for the office of Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi, was questioned Tuesday on suspicion of breach of trust with regard to his position as chief municipal rabbi of Holon, police said.