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30.10.2018 - 19:53 [ Newsweek ]

Israel’s Chief Rabbi Under Fire for Refusing to Call Pittsburgh Terror Attack Site a Synagogue Because It’s Not Orthodox

The Tree of Life Synagogue has a conservative congregation, and the ultra-Orthodox community does not recognize non-Orthodox movements of Judaism.

The Times of Israel described the ultra-Orthodox Lau as an „avowed foe“ of more liberal streams of Judaism. He was reportedly key in pushing the government to renege on a deal for an egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall.