One chief rabbi per Israeli town is better than two, a cabinet committee has decided.
Who better than a chief rabbi to have the strength to shift that perception?
There's only one good candidate for chief rabbi, even if none of the 150 electors will make this choice: No one.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, master of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, dithered about which of his sons to run for Sephardi chief rabbi.
Unsurprisingly, the chief rabbi of Rome had a few questions for Eco.
But, at the same time, let strict search be made; and also bring me the chief rabbi.'
The chief rabbi, Matathiah Provenci, had been gathered to his fathers.
He granted them a charter, and allowed them to choose their own chief rabbi.
The news that the chief rabbi had proceeded to another appointment, taking with him his secretary, reduced him to despair.
Dressed in my new linen and new suit I went to the chief rabbi.