Israel’s legal establishment to examine rabbis’ letter forbidding rental of homes to Arabs

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Israel's legal establishment to examine rabbis' letter forbidding rental of homes to Arabs

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The attorney general’s office stated on Thursday that it would look into possible criminal aspects of a religious ruling to forbid renting homes to gentiles signed by a number of leading rabbis.

Dozens of Israel’s municipal chief rabbis signed on to the letter, which came just months after the chief rabbi of Safed initiated a call urging Jews to refrain from renting or selling apartments to non-Jews.

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