Posts Tagged ‘corruption’
- The really depressing thing about the reports that former Israeli Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger is to plead guilty to corruption charges in a plea bargain is how completely un-shocking the reports are.
- I don’t suppose anybody is surprised that an Israeli Chief Rabbi was prepared to take bribes.
- How shocking is it that it’s no longer shocking?
- Never mind – let’s just keep repeating the mantra Mi K’Amcho Yisroel and not worry about the real world …
- Sometimes it seems that almost every large Jewish religious institution around the world is beset by scandals of corruption and abuse.
- Perhaps that means that individual Jews need to become completely self-reliant for recognising and applying Jewish values in their own daily lives, and cannot expect to get much in the way of reliable guidance from anybody else.
- And perhaps that’s no bad thing …