Chief Army Rabbi, Colonel Avichai Ronsky or Avichai Rontzki(Hebrew: אביחי רונצקי) , “Chief Army Rabbi”, Colonel Avichai Ronsky, founder and head of Yeshiva in the illegal Itamar in the north of West Bank, a former deputy Tank Commander. He is the author of works on religion and the military. He studied with the hate preaching Col. Rabbi Yisrael Weiss.
In 2007, he opened a new course trains Yeshiva graduates for the army who IDF Chief Rabbi AviRonskyserved in combat units to be battalion rabbis in reserves. The first course, which was considered a “pilot” took place at Army Training Base 1, lasted for six weeks and had 109 soldier graduates.
Colonel AvichaiRonsky declared that his job is to reinforce the “fighting spirit” of the soldiers.He is a man of the extreme right terroristsIsraelfar from the spirit of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane, whose party was outlawed in Israel for its fascist ideology. Under the auspices of the army rabbinate, religious-fascist brochures of the ultra-right “rabbis” were distributed to the soldiers.