Coalition deal could allow reelection of Metzger, Amar

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March 18, 2013 01:12

 
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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 Metzger.

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.

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