Liberal national-religious rabbis defend Rabbi Eliezer Melamed against IDF ban

Several liberal-leaning national-religious rabbis have criticized Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon for prohibiting cooperation between the association of Hesder yeshivas and Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, a highly regarded rabbi in the sector.

Melamed is the municipal chief rabbi of the Har Bracha settlement in the Shomron Regional Council and the founder and former dean of the Hesder yeshiva in the town.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Liberal-national-religious-rabbis-defend-Rabbi-Eliezer-Melamed-against-IDF-ban-447882

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