Israeli Chief Rabbi: Reform Jews Are Digging Their Claws Into Israel

By Haaretz Service

Published August 12, 2010.

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar Shlomo Amar on Thursday criticized Reform Jews whom he said are trying to impose a more liberal lifestyle on Israel.

Rabbi Amar wrote a letter to other Israeli rabbis in honor of the start of the Jewish month of Elul, saying, “We have reached our spiritual low point.” Amar added that he is shocked by the increasing violence, murders and lack of modesty. Above all, Amar said, the biggest problem threatening Israel is assimilation.

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