Avi Weiss and Shmuel Herzfeld
By Avi Weiss and Shmuel Herzfeld
Insulting Shlomo Riskin Insults Israelis — and American Jews
We read with great concern the decision of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel to summon Rabbi Shlomo Riskin to their offices to discuss whether his conversion policy will prevent his reappointment to serve as a Chief Rabbi of Efrat. This is an absolute outrage and reflects an extreme level of disrespect on many levels. First,…
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