Five reasons the Chief Rabbinate elections don't matter - and five reasons they do
Sure, the media is interested in the race what with all the skullduggery and plot twists. But how could the race affect the lives of Israeli and Diaspora Jews?
The elections for Israel's next Sephardi and Ashkenazi chief rabbis taking place this afternoon (Wednesday) have surprisingly generated a great deal of media interest and political maneuvering, way beyond the confines of the religious community. Why has so much been made of this contest, which seems to have dealt only with the