Rabbi Melchior parries UK rabbinate candidacy

02.01.2012                      07.Tewet. 5772

Jüdische Welt:

Rabbi Melchior parries UK rabbinate candidacy

Potential replacement for Sacks says he is happy working in Israel, but adds, “one must never say never".

A week after his name was first raised by the press as a potential replacement for UK Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, on Sunday Rabbi Michael Melchior put the brakes on such an option saying he was perfectly happy staying in Israel.
“I never spoke or thought about it before until it came up in the press,” the Danish-born religious leader said. “There’s a reason I made aliya – this is the center of Jewish people – and I’m happy being here working on what matters to me.”…