Netanyahu leads Bible Study. Kobi Gideon/GPO
Jewish World

“Bible Study with Netanyahu was boring”

A tense showdown ensued when Israel’s Chief Rabbi attended a Bible Study led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“I was bored during the Bible Study with Benjamin Netanyahu!” These hard-hitting words, out of the mouth of Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, of all people, caused great indignation in Israel. This Bible Study at the official Prime Minister’s Residence, which he took part in several years prior, was a complete waste of time, Rabbi Yosef told a group of Orthodox Jewish students.  As the Chief Rabbi recounted: “I arrived. All the furniture was new, everything was clean and beautiful. After I finished my address, I wanted to leave, but Netanyahu took hold of my arm firmly. He said to…