corruption in Israel

Israel's Chief Rabbi Metzger Steps Down From Some Duties During Probe

06/21/2013
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Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi, Yona Metzger, has suspended himself from some of his duties following his arrest on corruption charges.

Rabbi Yonah Metzger: Forbidden to leave house or contact associates. Itzik Edri

Becoming Builders Of Jerusalem: The Model Just Society

05/22/2012
Jewish Week Online Columnist

This week I was honored to deliver the Cape Town, South Africa, community-wide keynote address for Yom Yerushalayim. Hundreds gathered together in a powerful celebration of the liberation of Jerusalem 45 years ago (28th of Iyar 1967). I was reminded of the power of Jerusalem to unite the Jewish people.

Rabbi Yanklowitz is founder and president of Uri L'Tzedek, director of Jewish life and senior Jewish educator at UCLA Hillel.
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