Jerusalem - Rabbi Stav: Judaism Should Speak In "Ways Of Peace" Not "Threats And Curses"
Jerusalem - Rabbi David Stav said he promises a more “user-friendly” rabbinate as he continues his campaign to become Israel’s next Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi.
JTA (http://bit.ly/12tpjbh ) reports that Stav also took on those who have been harsh critics over the past few weeks.
When asked about comments from Rabbi Ovadia Yosef two weeks ago calling him “evil” and a “dangerous” to Judaism, the rabbinate and the Torah, Stav said that the “people” of Israel don’t want a Judaism that speaks in “threats and curses,” but rather in “ways of peace.”
Stav indirectly commented on Rabbi Metzger’s recent arrest, saying that the rabbinate needs to be ruled by “God fearing people,” as opposed to “corrupt politicians.”
Stave said he is not interested in changing Jewish law, only in making the rabbinate more “user-friendly.”
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