Chief Rabbinate rejects credentials of second US rabbi

09.01.2014                      08.Schwat.5774

Rabbiner-Streit:

Chief Rabbinate rejects credentials of second US rabbi

Diaspora religious establishment concerned Israeli body does not fully trust Orthodox rabbis, institutions outside the country.

A second Orthodox rabbi from the US has publicly stated that his rabbinic credentials for testifying as to a person’s Jewish status were rejected by the Israeli Chief Rabbinate….