RABBI JOSEPH B. SOLOVEITCHIK AND THE ISRAELI CHIEF RABBINATE: Biographical Notes (1959-60)

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September 01 2006
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Venue: ATID, Jerusalem ATID, Jerusalem

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In 1959-60 (following the death of Rabbi Yitzhak Herzog), it was widely speculated that Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik would be a candidate for the position of Chief Rabbi of the State of Israel. This opened a unique period both of very personal as well as public events in Rabbi Soloveitchik’s life, which form a fascinating chapter in his biography.

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