Yitzhak Yosef said the country's non-Jews should be expelled to Saudi Arabia. Some other things Israel's top clergy have said that may shock you.
By Ben Sales
Advocates for greater religious pluralism in Israel have rallied around David Stav, a candidate to be the next Ashkenazi chief rabbi. But even if he prevails, Stav will have little power to reform the rabbinate, let alone make the sweeping changes many Israelis support. JTA’s Ben Sales reports. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron was charged with fraud for his alleged involvement in a scam that issued false rabbinic credentials to civil servants. More ▸