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Rabbi suspended from lecturing in IDF to return to duties

Rabbi returns to duties after he was suspended for discussing bus segregation in public lecture.Shlomo Pyutrokowski, 9/12/2016, 7:34 PM

382 new rabbis in Israel

At a ceremony held in a Jerusalem synagogue, Chief Rabbis welcomed recipients of the 'Yoreh Yoreh' ordination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2016, 6:53 PM

What is the Rabbi's role when dealing with abuse?

Rabbi's need to use the tools at hand in order to properly diagnose and help those who come to them seeking adviceRaphael Poch, 12/3/2015, 3:26 PM

The RCA’s response to movements altering Halakhic practices and values

Until Christian denominations began ordaining women, even the Jewishly non-halakhic Reform Judaism and Conservative Judaism groups never ordained women. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/30/2015, 4:07 PM

Sex Abuse Rabbi Claims Innocence - Then Says He's 'Repenting'

Ezra Sheinberg gives yet another contradictory interview to the press, claiming he both repented and never committed abuse.Tova Dvorin, 8/7/2015, 11:29 AM

Rabbis Declare: 'Thou Shalt Not Kill' a Supreme Jewish Value

With two acts of violence in recent days allegedly involving religious Jews, Religious Zionist rabbis slammed against the use of violence,Moshe Cohen, 8/2/2015, 6:44 PM

Detention Extended for Rabbi Accused of Sexual Abuse

Rabbi to remain in police custody until next week; judge says physical evidence has been added to the case.Benny Moshe, 7/15/2015, 8:32 PM

Victim Pens Open Letter to Rabbi Accused of Sexual Abuse

Complainant in sexual assault case against well-known northern Rabbi throws his threats back at him in letter sent to Arutz Sheva.Tova Dvorin, 7/13/2015, 10:51 PM

'Public Learned a Lesson' with Rabbi Accused of Sexual Abuse

What happened before a northern Israeli rabbi was accused of abusing several women? How is the community coping? Arutz Sheva investigates.Tova Dvorin, 7/10/2015, 1:25 PM

Northern Rabbi Denies Sex Abuse Allegations

Rabbi accused by eight women of indecent conduct waves off allegations as 'nonsense.'Tova Dvorin, 7/8/2015, 4:22 PM

Jews to Replant Olive Trees Uprooted by Arabs, Despite Shemittah

Residents of Kfar Adumim receive special rabbinic dispensation to plant olive trees, replacing trees destroyed by Arabs.Yaakov Levi, 4/16/2015, 11:02 AM

Hikind: There Are No Easy Answers In a Tragedy Like This

Brooklyn Councilman Dov Hikind expressed his feelings about what the deaths of the seven members of the Sassoon family meant. Eliran Aharon, New York, 3/22/2015, 10:39 PM

Watch: Rabbis Gather in Jerusalem to Discuss Global Crises

130 world rabbis gather in Jerusalem to discuss anti-Semitism, assimilation, and other challenges facing the Jewish world.Yoni Kempinski, Cynthia Blank, 12/31/2014, 9:59 AM

Rabbis Warn Imams to Repent for Inciting Abduction

Writing in Arabic, rabbis warn Arab clerics that they would be judged harshly by Heaven for helping to harm Jews.Moshe Cohen, 7/2/2014, 1:58 PM

Rabbis: Stay Away from Jewish-Christian Group's Money

The Binyamin Region Rabbinical Council instructed schools in the region to reject program funding from a Jewish-Christian group of donorsYaakov Levi, 5/8/2014, 11:12 AM

'Miracle' Saves Hareidi Soldier From Terrorist's Gun

Arab terrorist tries to shoot Hareidi soldier and two Nahal Hareidi rabbis at Adam Junction north of Jerusalem; result was 'miraculous.'Ari Yashar, 4/4/2014, 7:46 AM

Celebrations At Yeshiva University - Video

Watch full video: hundreds of rabbis receive ordination this week in unique Yeshiva University ceremony.Uzi Baruch, 3/25/2014, 8:31 PM

Yeshiva University Celebrates

Record-breaking number of rabbis ordained in special ceremony honoring YU's dedication to excellence in Torah and rabbinical education.Uzi Baruch, 3/24/2014, 8:10 PM

Record Number of Rabbis to Graduate from Yeshiva University

Dean of US Modern Orthodoxy's flagship rabbinical seminary explains how his boys are bucking the trend of US assimilation rates.Ari Soffer, 3/19/2014, 2:56 PM

‘Rabbis Should March Alongside Soldiers’

Former IDF Chief Rabbi advises current rabbis: put on your vest, pick up your gun, and join the march.Maayana Miskin, 2/25/2014, 11:02 PM

Top Secret Revealed: Mossad's Rabbi Now On Call for Agents

So many religious recruits have joined the Mossad in recent years that the organization has hired an official rabbi to advise agents.David Lev, 2/17/2014, 12:57 PM

Rabbi: Kosher Slaughter Ban Not Anti-Semitic

Copenhagen rabbi: ban on kosher slaughter is problematic, but false accusations of anti-Semitism won’t help.Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2014, 12:42 PM

Rabbis Threaten Kerry with 'Divine Wrath'

Committee to Save the Land and People of Israel write open letter to Kerry, compare him to Haman and warn his plans amount to war on God.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2014, 11:06 AM

The Left vs. Rabbi Eliyahu: Round Three

New Israel Fund-backed activists slam Rabbi Eliyahu for ‘racism’ and ‘incitement,’ push to keep him out of Jerusalem Chief Rabbinate.Maayana Miskin and Ari Soffer, 2/4/2014, 6:57 PM

Chief Rabbi Lau Asks Rabbis: Don't Fight over Shemittah

Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi speaks at conference of 400 rabbis about upcoming shemittah sabbatical year, which raises controversial issues.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 8:27 PM

Rabbi on Mount of Olives Violence: Are We Waiting for a Tragedy?

Rabbi Hillel Horowitz, Jerusalem Director of Cemeteries, steps in to fight Arab violence against mourners, slams helpless police.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 3:30 PM

Popular Rabbi Killed in Tel Aviv Tractor Accident

Victim identified as Rabbi Elkana Eliasi of Tel Aviv, a popular teacher and father of seven. Tractor driver held for questioning.Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 12:18 PM

Rabbi: ‘Price Tag’ Will Get Us All Expelled

Extremist acts will get Jews kicked out, rabbi warns. ‘God does not like revenge.’Maayana Miskin, 1/16/2014, 8:22 AM

Rabbis Issue Order Forbidding 'Price Tag' Attacks

Prominent rabbis of the National Religious movement issue a petition condemning so-called “price tag” attacks.David Lev, 1/14/2014, 4:42 AM

Rabbi Cleared Due to Witnesses' Extortion

Former rabbi of Kiryat Bialik cleared of charges after representative for alleged harassment victims demanded payment, firings.Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2013, 12:50 PM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef and the ‘Young Criminal’

How Rabbi Ovadia Yosef changed the life of a young tearaway everyone had come to call ‘the criminal.’Itamar Mor, Maayana Miskin, 10/8/2013, 4:36 PM

Rabbis: Pray for the Land of Israel

Renowned rabbis warn that the land of Israel could be split in ‘disastrous’ government plan.Maayana Miskin, 10/6/2013, 8:42 AM

Rabbi David Avraham Spektor of Beit Shemesh Passes Away

The rabbi, who was close to Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook, died Monday after a long battle with cancer.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/16/2013, 7:36 PM

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized

Renowned Torah sage is hospitalized again for back pain.Maayana Miskin, 8/25/2013, 12:03 PM

Thousands Mark 78 Years Since Rabbi Kook’s Passing

More than 3,000 mark the death of the iconic leader of religious Zionism and first Chief Rabbi of Israel.Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2013, 1:01 PM

Russia: Chabad Rabbi Shot at Short Range

A rabbi was shot near his home in Russia. Attack believed to be anti-Semitic.Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 11:01 AM

NY Rabbi Accused of Posing as Police Officer Following Road Rage

A rabbi in Westchester County has been accused of impersonating a police officer.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/25/2013, 10:23 PM

Rabbi Ariel: Don’t Go to Rabbis for Blessing – Pray

Ramat Gan rabbi denounces practice of going to rabbis for a special blessing in times of trouble.Maayana Miskin, 6/14/2013, 9:51 AM

Jews Urge Enhanced Education Following Attack on Rabbi

Jews urge German lawmakers to enhance educational tolerance programs following recent attack on German rabbi.Rivka Tzvi , 6/10/2013, 12:05 PM

Jerusalem: Hareidi Rabbis Organize Mall Boycott

Hareidi rabbis wield purchasing power in battle for modesty, tell followers to avoid Ramot mall.Maayana Miskin, 6/2/2013, 11:07 AM

Rabbis to Rabbi Stav: Withdraw from Rabbinate Race

Controversy continues in Chief Rabbi race as call is issued for Rabbi Stav to withdraw and support Rabbi Yaakov Ariel.Maayana Miskin, 5/26/2013, 11:43 AM

Chazak Rabbi: What do Women of the Wall Want?

Rabbi Ilan Meirov of New York's Chazak Organization: Why not heed decisions of chief rabbis and Kotel Rabbi?Arutz Sheva, 5/17/2013, 5:02 AM

Rabbis: ‘Big Brother’ Bad for Society

Modern Orthodox rabbis issue call against reality TV, say it ‘legitimizes moral weakness, perversity.’Maayana Miskin, 5/1/2013, 11:49 AM

Rabbi Herschel Schacter: From 'Child Prodigy' to Jewish Leader

Arutz Sheva Exclusive: Rabbi Dr. Jacob Schacter, son of the late Rabbi Herschel Schacter, speaks of his father's effect on world Jewry.Eliran Aharon, New York , 4/17/2013, 11:03 PM

Chief Rabbi of France Resigns Over Plagiarism Scandal

Chief rabbi of France officially resigns, after becoming embroiled in a scandal over alleged plagiarism charges.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/11/2013, 5:31 PM

Rabbis Call to Obama ‘Free Pollard – Yes You Can!’

Rabbis march in Jerusalem, call on U.S. President to free Jonathan Pollard. ‘Yes you can!’ Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 3/22/2013, 2:47 PM

German Court Drops Charges Against 'Offending' Mohel

A German court on Thursday dismissed all charges against a rabbi for his role in the circumcision of a Jewish infant. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/25/2013, 9:37 AM

Rabbi: Western Culture Raising Divorce Rates

Rabbi warns that focus on self-fulfillment leaves marriages in trouble.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 11:52 AM

Bukharan Israeli Rabbi Killed in Crash

A leading rabbi in Israel’s Bukharan community has died in a car crash. He is survived by wife, 11 children, grandchildren.Maayana Miskin, 1/25/2013, 11:41 AM

Photos: 150 Rabbis from Forty Countries Worldwide Pray in Hevron

Over one hundred and fifty orthodox rabbis from 40 Jewish communities worldwide arrived in Hevron to pray at the Cave of the Patriarchs.Arutz Sheva staff, 1/8/2013, 2:46 AM

Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Harsh criticism over the IDF Chief Rabbi’s stance on Disengagement puts rabbi in court.Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 8:05 PM

Video: American Rabbis Pray Where Fatal Rocket Attack Occured

Twenty rabbis toured areas of Southern Israel as part of an emergency solidarity mission of the Rabbinical Council of America. Yoni Kempinski, 11/21/2012, 10:32 AM

New Program Teaches the Profession of a Community Rabbi

The Barkai Center for Practical Rabbinics was founded to give rabbis tools to effectively lead communities and congregations.Yoni Kempinski, 11/13/2012, 8:30 AM

500 Rabbis Call for Release of Jailed US Contractor Alan Gross

The wife of jailed American contractor Alan Gross and 500 rabbis from around the world continue to appeal to Havana on his behalf. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 7:49 AM

'Rabbis against Obama’ to Protest in Florida

A group of GOP and Democratic rabbis plan to protest at the Israeli Consulate in Miami days before the second Romney-Obama debate Thursday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/15/2012, 2:56 PM

High School Students Complete Talmud Study Cycle on Vacation

Yeshiva High School students fulfilled a special task during summer vacation - completing a cycle of Daf Yomi Talmud study.Chana Ya'ar & Yoni Kempinski, 9/27/2012, 9:14 AM

Rabbis Laud Romney: 'Stated Halakhah on Land of Israel'

Pikuach Nefesh rabbis happy with Mitt Romney's "sober" view regarding conceding land to the Arabs.Gil Ronen, 9/23/2012, 8:42 PM