Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Lorincz Excommunicated for Calling Goren Idi Amin

The Chief Rabbinate Council today excommunicated Shlomo Lorincz, an outspoken Knesset member of the Aguda bloc for insulting Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Shlomo Goren in the course of a Knesset debate this week, Lorincz likened Goren, who was chief chaplain of Israel’s armed forces before he was elevated to the Chief Rabbinate three years ago, to President Idi Amin of Uganda, a one-time friend but now a vitriolic for of Israel, (See earlier story in Wednesday’s Bulletin.)

1 comment :

  1. There was an argument between rav Ovadia and rav Goren - eventually they made peace and remained friends, just as they had been before becoming Chief rabbis. Rav Ovadia used similar language, and accordinf to R Goren, that is how the broiges started.


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