Assaf Benmelech

Rabbinate Reverses

Rabbinate acknowledges Avi Weiss' authority; Weiss insists they recognize all American Orthodox rabbis.

01/15/2014
Story Includes Video: 
0

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel will accept letters confirming individuals’ Judaism from Avi Weiss, a New York liberal Orthodox rabbi, but that's not quite enough for Rabbi Weiss and his colleagues, according to a statement.

Rabbi Avi Weiss, here at a vigil for victims of a train derailment, has been challenged by the rabbinate. Getty Images
Syndicate content