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Ex-chief rabbi tests positive for coronavirus, days after getting 2nd vaccine dose

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau receives a COVID-19 vaccine, at Tel Aviv's Sourasky Medical Center  on December 20, 2020 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)
Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau receives a COVID-19 vaccine, at Tel Aviv's Sourasky Medical Center on December 20, 2020 (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Former Ashkenazi chief rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau has tested positive for coronavirus, days after he received the second dose of a coronavirus vaccine, according to Hebrew media reports.

It is not immediately clear when Lau, 83, was infected with the virus.

He is reportedly feeling well and doesn’t have any symptoms.

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