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  8/19/2013, Elul 13, 5773

Rabbi Ronsky Comes Out for Nir Barkat

Former chief rabbi Avichai Ronsky of the Israel Defense Forces made it clear, Monday, that he was standing behind a letter he had written, supporting incumbent Nir Barkat in the Jerusalem mayor's race. His words followed claims by the camp of candidate Moshe Leon that many of the senior rabbis who had been portrayed as supporting Barkat had not yet formed an opinion.

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