Chief rabbi slams trend of rabbi letters

By JONAH MANDEL
March 10, 2011 13:00

Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger on Wednesday night spoke out sharply against the trend of rabbis' letters addressing various social or political causes, which he said causes disparagement in the status of religious leaders.

In an address to members of "Netzach U'Magen," an religiously-oriented organization that commemorates fallen Israeli soldiers, Metzger slammed the “mode” of letters the Israeli public is recently witness to


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