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Obama Looks to Rabbis as Jewish Support Dwindles

Obama’s re-election campaign announced the launch of Rabbis for Obama, aimed at rallying Jewish support for president in upcoming elections.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/22/2012, 10:20 AM

Adelsons Give $500,000 Boost to Rabbi Shmuley

Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is among the top donors to New Jersey congressional candidate rabbi Shmuley Boteach.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/21/2012, 11:32 AM

Ministry Calls to Bury ‘Bodies’ Exhibit

Deputy Minister Litzman calls to bury the ‘bodies’ exhibit. Rabbis: ‘Horrible’ exhibit dishonors the dead.Maayana Miskin, 8/17/2012, 10:45 AM

'Rock Star Rabbi' Hits Broadway

A new musical, titled Soul Doctor, which tells the story of the beloved Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is opening Off-Broadway Aug. 13.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 5:21 PM

Rabbi Sues Pennsylvania Board of Funeral Directors

An Orthodox rabbi is suing Pennsylvania’s Board of Funeral Directors, accusing it of violating religious freedom.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/7/2012, 1:43 PM

Former Hungarian Neo-Nazi Meets Orthodox Rabbi

After being ousted from far-right Hungarian Jobbik party over his Jewish roots, Csanad Szegedi has reconciled to meet with orthodox rabbi.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/7/2012, 8:12 AM

Rabbi Dies During Mikveh Immersion at Sea

An Orthodox rabbi accidentally drowned while performing ritual immersion in the sea off of the Aberystwyth resort town in West Wales. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/5/2012, 11:30 AM

Kabbalist, Rabbi Warn of Danger, Call for Kindness

A Jewish mystic and rabbinic leaders have warned of a danger to the people of Israel, and are calling for more kindness, giving and prayer.Maayana Miskin, 8/2/2012, 1:46 PM

Rabbis Discuss Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook

Rav Yuval Cherlow: the settlement movement is a result of his philosophy and policy.Gil Ronen, 7/26/2012, 9:12 PM

IDF Hosts 'Don't Attack Iran' Rebbe

Admor of Mishkoltz, who said there is no need to strike Iran, tours IDF, gives Torah lesson to hundreds.Gil Ronen, 6/15/2012, 1:16 AM

Hungarian Jews Protest Verbal Attack Against Rabbi

About 120 Hungarians wearing yellow stars inscribed with the word “Jude” protested against the rising rate of anti-Semitism in the country.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/8/2012, 3:45 PM

Rabbi Eliyahu Shriki Dies at 90

Rabbi Eliyahu Shriki, a leading figure in the Moroccan Israeli world, has died at age 90.Maayana Miskin, 6/8/2012, 11:52 AM

1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis Meet to Stress Unity

Arutz Sheva meets attendees at the conference of religious Zionist rabbis, who reaffirm the importance of national unity.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/18/2012, 10:20 PM

Historic Meeting of 1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis

A thousand religious Zionist rabbis met in Jerusalem and talked about the unity of Jews and Jerusalem. Rav Kook would have rejoiced.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2012, 1:57 AM

Rabbi Links Ahmadinejad, Sick Rabbis and Prayer

What does leading rabbis’ health have to do with Iran’s nuclear program? Rabbi Shteinman explains.Maayana Miskin, 3/19/2012, 1:15 AM

Biblical Ceremony Held for Hit-and-Run Victim

Rabbis hold a Biblical-style ceremony for soldier killed in traffic accident. “Our hands did not shed this blood.”Maayana Miskin, 2/16/2012, 6:23 PM

200 Participants at Annual Yarchei Kalla Study

The twelfth annual Agudath Israel Winter Yarchei Kallah event kicks off at the Ramada Renaissance hotel in Jerusalem.Gil Ronen, 1/18/2012, 7:49 PM

Rabbis to US Envoy: US Shooting Itself in Foot

Rabbis tell Ambassador Shapiro, “By promoting the establishment of a Palestinian state the U.S. is only shooting itself in the foot."Yoni Kempinski, 12/18/2011, 2:09 PM

Video: Rabbis Dance after ‘Siyum” of Gemorrah

Hundreds of rabbis and Torah students danced Saturday night in celebration of completion of learning the Gemara in memory of Rabbi Shach. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/20/2011, 10:54 AM

'Don't Attack Iran; G-d Will Depose Ahmadinejad

Rabbi Shalom Berger, the Rebbe of Mishkoltz, says there is no need to attack Iran because G-d will get rid of Ahmadinejad. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/6/2011, 5:29 PM

Rabbis Asked to Intervene in IDF’s No-Fire Orders

As IDF publishes restrictive no-fire orders, frustrated leaders ask Chief Rabbis to intervene.Maayana Miskin, 9/23/2011, 2:50 PM

Estonia Against Anti-Kosher Bill

Estonia’s prime minister vows to fight against a European Parliament bill that would force kosher meat to be labeled “unstunned before slaughter.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/30/2011, 5:17 PM

Reform Rabbis Against Beck

400 non-Orthodox rabbis signed a WSJ ad against popular Fox News' Glenn Beck for criticizing George Soros. They don't get away with it unscathed.Elad Benari and Rachel Sylvetsky, 2/2/2011, 3:13 AM

Prominent Rabbis Refuse Summons

Prominent Samaria rabbis refuse to show for questioning after police use 'scare tactics' and do not provide reason for summons.Maayana Miskin, 12/13/2010, 7:54 AM

Rabbis to PM: Don't Freeze

Top Zionist Rabbis hold emergency conference in Jerusalem, telling Netanyahu to stay true to his promises and not resume construction freeze.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 11/17/2010, 1:05 AM

Master of Kabbalah Remembered

The thirteenth of Elul was the day of the passing of the Ben Ish Chai, a master of Kabbalah and Jewish Law. He died 101 years ago.Eli Stutz, 8/24/2010, 10:33 AM

Rabbi Ehrenpreis Passes Away

Rabbi Dr. Eliezer Ehrenpreis, known to mathematicians as "the kindly superman" for his remarkably diverse accomplishments, passes away at 80.INN Staff, 8/22/2010, 7:50 PM

Chief Rabbi Against Summons

Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger is critical of police investigation of rabbis on controversial 'Torah of the King' book.Eli Stutz and Uzi Baruch, 8/16/2010, 1:31 PM

Rabbis to Cops: Hands Off Torah

“Torah independence” rally-gathering will be held Wednesday, after police summoned two rabbis for questioning for having endorsed a Halakhic work. Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2010, 1:02 PM

Can Rabbis Work Miracles?

How should we view the practice some people have of approaching rabbis with requests for healing, miraculous remedies, and amulets?Rabbi Eliezer Melammed, 8/1/2010, 2:27 PM

RCA: No Female Rabbis

Unanimous resolution by the influential Orthodox rabbis' organization: women cannot be ordained as rabbis.Gil Ronen, 4/27/2010, 11:09 PM

Peretz IDF’s New Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Rafi Peretz, who danced with expulsion soldiers in Gush Katif to show unity of IDF, will replace Rabbi Ronsky.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/26/2010, 7:00 PM

Terror Victim's Son Speaks

Teenage son of terrorism victim Rabbi Meir Chai delivers powerful, weeping tribute. Hillel Fendel, 12/28/2009, 2:14 PM

Hesder Yeshivot Stand United

Hesder yeshiva rabbis say "no" to demonstrations in the IDF, but demand no use of soldiers for politics and the reinstatement of Har Brachah.Hillel Fendel, 12/20/2009, 4:59 PM

IDF Ashamed of Chief Rabbi?

The IDF wants to hide its Chief Rabbi, Brig.-Gen. Ronsky, forbidding him to appear at a Knesset ceremony marking a year since Operation Cast Lead. Hillel Fendel, 12/15/2009, 2:06 PM

EU Rabbis Against Minaret Ban

European rabbis object to the Swiss referendum vote that banned minarets on mosques: “War on religious freedom will not defeat Muslim extremism.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/3/2009, 1:19 PM

Knesset: Calls to Close Yeshivas

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee grills hesder yeshivas representative over rabbis' alleged encouragement of conscientious objection in IDF.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2009, 11:03 AM

Video on Anti-Expulsion Orders

Yesha Council Rabbi Mordechai Rabinowitz tells Israel National News TV about a new group of rabbis discussing anti-expulsion orders.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/24/2009, 11:01 AM

Bnai Akiva against IDF Evictions

Dozens of rabbis of the National-Religious movement met Sunday night in Jerusalem to discuss the problems facing the movement,David Lev, 11/22/2009, 10:22 PM

Rabbi or Superman?

Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi Yaakov Ariel was honored Tuesday not only for being steeped in Torah knowledge but also for knowing how to chat with youth.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/10/2009, 6:23 PM

Wife, Rabbis Weren't Involved

Yaakov Teitel's arrest and apparent confession to a series of ideological attacks arouses a lively public debate in Israel on the topic of blame. Hillel Fendel, 11/2/2009, 12:16 PM

Memorial for R. BenTzion Lipsker

"Rabbi Lipsker is a man filled with life. He can't be dead," a woman told his nephew, who related her words at the memorial for Arad's Chief Rabbi.Hana Levi Julian, 10/22/2009, 11:25 AM

Rabbi: Beware Muslim Domination

Weakness of Israel’s elite is behind the world’s attack on Israel while it allows Muslims to threaten to dominate the world, a leading rabbi said.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/20/2009, 5:54 PM

200 Yrs Without R' Levi Yitzchak

Tuesday, 25th of Tishrei, marks 200th anniversary of death of beloved R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, known as the “Defender of the Jewish People.”Hillel Fendel, 10/13/2009, 11:12 AM

Rabbis Arrested in UN Protest

New York police arrested 11 rabbis Wednesday night for blocking a road where Ahmadinejad’s motorcade was to pass en route to the United Nations.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/24/2009, 10:45 AM

Rabbi's 'Sin': Protecting Pupil

A young yeshiva dean is on trial for not divulging the names of his students who chased away a group of Arab infiltrators.Hillel Fendel, 9/22/2009, 7:09 AM

Rabbi Offers New Years Blessing

The Temple Institute's Rabbi Richman offers blessings for the New Year, and discusses how we can be open to receive blessing. IsraelNN staff, 9/18/2009, 3:58 PM

Olmert Blames Expulsion Victims

Former PM Ehud Olmert tells committee that Disengagement was “the right thing, at the right time,” blames rabbis for failures.Maayana Miskin, 9/9/2009, 10:34 AM

Rabbis: No Land Sales to Arabs

Rabbis meet in Jerusalem to discuss the phenomenon of land sales to Arabs. Ben-Ari: Our land will be sold from under our feet.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2009, 8:23 AM

Who Watches the Watchman

When the watchman errs, who is there to watch the watchman? And why generalize from one aberration?Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 11/17/2014, 7:20 AM