Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Israel

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, Israel

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz is the Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites of Israel and Chairman of the Western Wall Heritage Foundation. He serves on the Board of the Aleh, an organization for children with disabilities. Rabinowitz is a Member of the Committee for Supervision and Licensing of Burial in Israel and in the past served as Rabbi of south-Western Wall Jerusalem (1993-1997). He is the author of the two-volume Sheilos u’Teshuvos Shaarei Tzion, describing the many halakhic questions that have arisen at the Western Wall and other holy sites and Minhagei HaKotel, a book on the history and customs of the Western Wall.

 

Sessions:

Panel: The Tomorrow of Israeli Society: Between Unity and Division