In an apparent oversight on behalf of Bayit Yehudi, the coalition agreement
between the national-religious party and Likud Beytenu may pave the way for the
reelection as chief rabbis of both Rabbi Shlomo Amar and Rabbi Yona
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The national-religious movement has been chomping at the bit in
recent years to retake control of state religious institutions, such as the
Chief Rabbinate, which were formerly an exclusive sphere of influence for the
community and its leadership.