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Amidst Violence at Home, Israel's Chief Rabbi Finds Kindred Spirits Among Imams in New York

Rabbi Marc Schneier | Posted 10.20.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Marc Schneier

Even as a wave of violence escalated between Palestinians and Israelis in Jerusalem, I had the honor to host a luncheon at which the Chief Rabbi of Israel, David Lau, met and conversed warmly with a distinguished delegation of imams and Muslim leaders from New York and New Jersey.

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

In contrast to the new Pope's humility and non-judgmentalism, Israelis this week were treated to an ill-considered statement by the newly installed Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, Rabbi David Lau.

Rabbi In Hot Water After Racist Remarks

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.01.2013 | Religion

The newly elected Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi -- one of the two men who serve as spiritual authorities for the people of Israel -- is already under fire fo...