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  7/3/2014, Tammuz 5, 5774

Rabbi Lau Calls for Restraint Amid Tensions Over Murders


Rabbi David Lau, the Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel, on Wednesday called on Israelis to exercise restraint amid calls for revenge on Arabs over the murder of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas terrorists.

“The discourse about revenge is wrong morally, ethically and halakhically,” said Rabbi Lau.