Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz – Rabbi of the Western Wall & Holy Sites of Israel
Appointed to his position by former Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin and former chief rabbis of Israel, Rabbi Rabinowitz enjoys the support of a wide spectrum of the Israeli public. In his position he has built a bridge between the past, present and future of Israel and between the different segments of Israeli society, based on understanding and love.
Rabbi Rabinowitz has been extremely active in advancing the activities of ALEH over the past 15 years. He also serves as chairman and member of various public concerns, such as the Foundation for the Heritage of the Western Wall, the National Committee of Environmental Quality, and supervision and licensing of burials in Israel.