Nov 20, 2017

Quote of the Day

If a spaceship would crash in space, [MK Elazazar Stern] would blame it on the Rabbanut

  -- MK Yisrael Eichler (UTJ), in a discussion about Rabbanut giving kashrut certification to imported products in light of the import reforms, responding to Stern's attack that the Rabbanut is just an institution for connected people to hold jobs

Recent history has been amazing in the sense of the level at which the Haredi politicians support and defend the Rabbanut, when the Haredi community does not rely on the Rabbanut for anything and the Haredi community used to be the first to consider the Rabbanut not reliable, trustworthy or worthwhile. And the Dati community (at least large portions of it) now continues to attack the Rabbanut, disparage it, talk about how unreliable it is (while largely continuing to rely on it), while they used to be the main  supporters of the Rabbanut. My, how the tables have turned

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  1. The charedi world needs the Rabbanut for jobs.

  2. Did the rabbinate put a mezuzah on the spaceship? If so, Stern might have a point.


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