“Rabbi Lau synthesized Torah and humanity in a natural way, which is a lesson I will take with me.”
'On a personal level, Rabbi Lau was able to connect with us. When we asked him for advice, he was able to help us see things in another, fresher perspective.'
Oron, selected on Thursday by a vote of some 250 synagogue members, will begin a one-year trial contract this summer after Lau retires.
Prominent rabbi compared far-right party's views to Nazism, was subsequently hit with slander lawsuit.