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November 12, 2013 10:45 am

Bennett, Livni Proposal: One Chief Rabbi

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Jerusalem Post – Israel will only have one chief rabbi, according to a draft bill Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, Religious Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett and Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben- Dahan publicized Monday.

According to the proposal, there will be one chief rabbi who will be elected regardless of his country of origin. There are currently two chief rabbis, an Ashkenazi and a Sephardi one.

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