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June 23, 2013 11:04 am

Israel’s Chief Rabbi Suspends Self Amid Probe

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The modern Orthodox Rabbi David Stav is seeking to succeed Rabbi Yona Metzger (pictured), the current Israeli Ashkenazi chief rabbi. Photo: PikiWiki Israel.

JPost – Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger on Sunday voluntarily suspended himself from a number of major duties, including participating on the Rabbinical High Court, the Chief Rabbinical Council and the Appointments Committee for Rabbinical Judges.

Metzger’s lawyers announced the self-initiated suspensions in a letter to Justice Minister Tzipi Livni.

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