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Maimonides and other medieval commentators suggested that, although the line of semikhah (Biblical ordination) from Moses had been broken in 425 CE., if the sages in the land of Israel agree upon a single candidate being worthy of semikhah, that individual would have semikhah, and could then grant it to others, thus enabling the re-establishment of the Sanhedrin According to the new Sanhedrin's website, was explained by Rabbi Dov Levanoni, a member of the new Sanhedrin.

He said the most recent attempt to renew the institution of semikhah in 2004, was made through a consensus of hundreds of the most influential and scholarly Rabbis living in the Land of Israel.

This later became the subject of legal rulings by Rabbi Jacob Berab, Rabbi Yosef Karo and others.

There have been several attempts to implement Maimonides' recommendations.

Rabbi Halberstam served at the President of Hatzolah Israel.

He was also the Rabbi of the Shaarei Tzedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

The organization, which is composed of over 70 rabbis (similar to the composition of the original Sanhedrin), claims to enjoy recognition and support from the entire religious Jewish community in Israel, and has stirred debate in both religious and secularist circles.Former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi and Rosh Yeshiva of Merkaz Ha Rav Kook Rabbi Avraham Shapira chose to abstain on the issue but also refused to discourage it.Rabbi Halberstam (April 1, 1932–April 26, 2006), who was selected to receive Semicha by consensus, was a relatively well known figure and widely respected.This was one year after the re-establishment of Semicha. Rabbi Tzvi Eidan, the author of Asot Mishpat (on the laws of reestablishing the Sanhedrin) was appointed as first interim Nasi.Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz, a noted Talmudic scholar and a well-known Jewish philosopher is the currently elected Nasi.

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