Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Shlomo Amar reaffirms condemnation of acts of vandalism against holy sites.
Pursuant to acts of vandalism against holy sites, the Chief Rabbi of Israel Rabbi Shlomo Amar and the Director General of the Chief Rabbinate Mr. Oded Wiener met on December 14th with the head of the Shomron Regional Council and the rabbis of the region .
The Chief Rabbi condemned these deeds as contravening Jewish law and teaching as well as seriously harming the image, interest, and well being of the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Rabbi Amar expressed encouragement to the commanding officer and his deputy in charge of the regional IDF command to enforce the law and apprehend perpetrators of such acts.
The Council of Religious Institutions of the Holy Land