Rabbi David Lau voted Ashkenazi chief rabbi; Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef voted Sephardi chief rabbi

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 24, 2013 20:09

Rabbi David Lau was voted Ashkenazi chief rabbi and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef was voted Sephardi chief rabbi on Wednesday

Lau won 68 of the 147 votes, while Rabbi David Stav came in second with 54 votes and Ya’acov Shapira came in third with 25 votes.

In the Sephardi chief rabbi race, Yosef won 68 votes, followed by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu (49) and High Rabbinical Court Judge Zion Boaron (28).


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