Margi accuses High Court justices of conflict of interest.

13.06.2012                      23.Siwan. 5772

Heftiger Streit:

Margi accuses High Court justices of conflict of interest.

Gafni expels Reform Movement director from committee hearing on state funding, calls Reform and Conservative movements ‘clowns’.

The High Court justices who recommended state support for non-Orthodox rabbis had conflicts of interest, Religious Services Minister Ya’acov Margi charged on Tuesday morning.

Margi made his accusations during a tempestuous hearing in the Knesset Finance Committee, which committee chairman Moshe Gafni (UTJ) had called to address how the state would fund the salaries of Reform and Conservative rabbis….