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Elli Fischer

Elli Fischer is a rabbi, translator, and writer living in Modi’in, Israel.

Why I Defy the Israeli Chief Rabbinate

Why I Defy the Israeli Chief Rabbinate

Elli Fischer

Everyone knows that the Israeli Chief Rabbinate is often capricious, needlessly adversarial, and hopelessly bureaucratic. Actually, it’s worse than that. It can’t be abolished any time soon, but its power should be radically diminished.