Can the outgoing Sephardi chief rabbi regain his place at Ovadia Yosef's side?
Rabbi Shlomo Amar backed his own candidate during the chief rabbi election, earning disdain from both Shas, and its spiritual leader, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. Now that the dust has settled, can Amar make his way back into the inner circle?
At a ceremony in Jerusalem's Old City, scheduled for right after Rosh Hashana, the new Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef will be officially proclaimed “Rishon Letzion,” the title by which the Sephardi community refers to its chief rabbi.
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