Electors Cast Their Ballot for Israel's Next Chief Rabbi, Results Expected Soon

150 electors hold a secret ballot in Jerusalem to elect one Ashkenazi and one Sephardi chief rabbi; three protesters gather outside hotel to protest candidacy of Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, due to his past racist statements.

The 150 electors of the Chief Rabbinate cast their vote on Wednesday for the Israel's next top Sephardi and Ashkenazi clerics. The two chief rabbis will hold office for the next decade.