Lau asserts his universal credentials in race for Chief Rabbinate

22.07.2013                      15.Aw.5773                      Tu BeAw

Oberrabbinerwahl:

Lau asserts his universal credentials in race for Chief Rabbinate

Rabbi David Lau, the Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Modi’in, is one of the two leading candidates for the position of Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi.

He is the officially endorsed candidate of the haredi rabbinic and political leadership but has been touting his credentials as a candidate for all, based on his record in Modi’in as a rabbi who has embraced nonreligious, modern-Orthodox and haredi sectors of the city alike….