Gantz rejects rabbi’s remarks on singing women

21.11.2011                      24.Cheschwan. 5772

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Gantz rejects rabbi’s remarks on singing women

“There’s no room for banning singing by women," says IDF chief, adding that Levanon's comments are "unacceptable to him."

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz rejected on Sunday comments made by a prominent West Bank rabbi who called on soldiers to boycott military ceremonies that feature singing women.
Rabbi Elyakim Levanon, who heads the Eilon Moreh yeshiva, said last week that religious soldiers would be ordered by their rabbis to walk out of such ceremonies, even at the price of being placed “in front of a firing squad.”…