A Racist Can't Be Chief Rabbi? In Israel?

The attorney general found a flaw in Eliyahu - the rabbi denounced the sale or rental of housing to Arabs. A pretty hollow claim, coming from the attorney general of a country that establishes hundreds of communities, neighborhoods and towns that are off-limits to Arabs.

The position of chief rabbi is a very powerful one - as a matter of fact it is one of the most powerful in the country. Not because he is the exclusive...