Former IDF Chief Rabbi: Interviews Are Not a ‘Shabbos Emergency’


ronsky-idfFormer IDF Chief Rabbi Rabbi Avichai Ronsky sharply criticized the IDF Spokesperson’s Office today over a video filmed on Shabbos with the IDF officers who captured terrorist Nadal Amar on Shabbos.

Rabbi Ronsky told Arutz Sheva in an interview that the Spokesperson’s Office had not only violated the Shabbos, but also IDF rules, which forbid engaging in unnecessary labor on the Sabbath. According to Rabbi Ronsky, there was no reason the interview could not have been delayed until Motzoei Shabbos.

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  1. The IDF has excellent rabbis and it should follow them. Perhaps that might reduce the opposition to army service from the charedi sector.