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November 6, 2013 10:50 am

U.S. Rabbis Criticize Israeli Chief Rabbinate

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Rabbi Avi Weiss, founder of the newest Jewish movement on the American scene: Neo-Conservative Judaism

Ynet – Dozens of Orthodox rabbis from the United States are accusing the Chief Rabbinate of Israel of challenging their rabbinic credentials by rejecting letters attesting to the personal status of their congregation members.

According to the rabbis, because of their liberal opinions, the State of Israel’s Rabbinate is treating them as if they were Reform or Conservative, and they are considering petitioning the High Court of Justice.

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