Rabbi Marcus Melchior, Danish chief rabbi, who warned his congregants that the Germans intended to round up Denmarks Jews. Melchior himself went into hiding and escaped to Sweden. Copenhagen, Denmark, before 1943.
Israel Chief Rabbi Amar condemned for 'gay death penalty' comment
Israeli political and community leaders have called for a top Jerusalem rabbi to be fired after he said Jewish law prescribed the death penalty for gays. Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar told Israel Hayom newspaper homosexuality was a "cult of abomination", which the Torah "punishes... with death".