28 October 2018

CHIEF RABBI LAU LAMBASTS YAIR LAPID

Supreme Court President Esther Hayut invokes fear tactic of “incitement”: "Criticism by elected officials of judges sometimes borders on incitement,
(notice that the Rabin incident is in the news, and making this statement intimates/coincides with this)

SUPREME COURT PRESIDENT: CRITICISM OF JUDGES BORDERS ON INCITEMENT
Supreme Court President Esther Hayut attacked politicians' criticism of judges, and said other elected officials who do not condemn the behavior give license to such speech, in an address Tuesday at the President's Residence. jpost


CHIEF RABBI LAU LAMBASTS YAIR LAPID

Lau particularly asked that Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, to publicly condemn the vile statements that have been made about the rabbinate. 

Only a day after Supreme Court President Esther Hayut voiced outrage and regret that politicians were inciting against the Supreme Court, Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau voiced a similar complaint, saying that both the politicians and the Supreme Court want to undermine the Chief Rabbinate.

Speaking at the induction ceremony of the Chief Rabbinate Council at the President’s Residence on Wednesday, Lau apologized for using the occasion and the venue in order to air his grievance, and asked President Reuven Rivlin to join him in condemning the hatred and incitement by mayoral candidates in Tel Aviv and Holon who are directing their venom against the rabbinate.

Lau particularly asked that Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid, who in the past has been far from complimentary with regard to the rabbinate, publicly condemn the vile statements that have been made about the rabbinate. jpost

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A big Yasher Koach to Rabbi Lau re this matter!