Moderate Orthodox rabbi throws kippa into ring for Chief Rabbinate
Rabbi David Stav, current head of the Tzohar organization, is striving for leadership of Israel's ultimate rabbinical authority, a move likely to rile the nation's Haredim.
The chairman of the Tzohar group of moderate Orthodox rabbis is angling for the post of Ashkenazi chief rabbi, a position he hopes will make Israel's ultimate governmental authority on Jewish law "more relevant for Israeli society."
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