Harsh words on state validation of non-Orthodox

31.05.2012                      10.Siwan. 5772

Glaubenskampf:

Harsh words on state validation of non-Orthodox

Intra-religious, political war of words broke out in reaction to A-G’s decision to recognize, pay wages of non-Orthodox rabbis.

An intra-religious and political war of words broke out on Wednesday in reaction to the attorney-general’s decision to pay the wages of non-Orthodox rabbis elected to lead regional councils and kibbutzim.
Non-Orthodox and left-leaning politicians and religious leaders said that the announcement is just the beginning of their campaign, and that progressive Jewish groups would be lobbying for further steps towards full equality and recognition of their communities and leaders….