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

Rabbis: Health Dept. 'Spread Lies' About 'Metzizah Be'Peh'

A group of rabbis said they would ignore a proposed law that would mandate that parents sign a consent form to perform metzitzah b'peh.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/5/2012, 1:15 AM

German Rabbinical College Warns Against Wearing Kippot in Public

A rabbinical college in Germany has warned its students against wearing kippot, after a rabbi was attacked by four Arab youths last week. Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/2/2012, 12:01 PM

Despite PM's Efforts, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opposes Attack on Iran

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef has said that he would oppose any Israeli unilateral action against Iranian nuclear facilities. Arutz 7 Staff, 8/29/2012, 9:10 PM

Police Arrest Man in $10,000 Menorah Theft

Police said they have arrested a man who stole an antique menorah valued at approximately $10,000 from home of prominent rabbi.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/29/2012, 4:58 PM

Video: Rabbi Soloveitchik Speaks to GOP

The true source of liberty and freedom is G-d and not governments and states, national religious Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik told the GOP. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/29/2012, 9:23 AM

Rabbi Ashkenazi Passed Away at Age 96

Rabbi Elimelech Ashkenazi passed away at the age of 96 in Seagate, New York. Arutz 7 staff, 8/28/2012, 10:40 PM

'Rabbis for Obama' Boycott Israel and Cozy Up to Ahmadinejad

"Rabbis for Obama" includes many anti-Israel figures who support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the Jewish state.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/26/2012, 12:57 PM

As Jewish Support for Obama Dwindles, Campaign Looks to Rabbis

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 Boteach

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

After Discovering Jewish Origin, Hungarian Neo-Nazi Meets 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

Orthodox Rabbi Dies During Tragic 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, Rabbis 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, 'Father of Settlements'

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

Conference of 1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis Calls for 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

1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis Meet in Jerusalem

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, Rabbis’ Illnesses and Jewish 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 Soldier Killed in Hit-and-Run

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 Ambassador: US Shooting Itself in Foot over PA

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, Students Dance after ‘Siyum” of Entire Gemara

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

Chassidic Rabbi: Don’t Attack Iran; G-d Will Ruin 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 to Lead Fight Against European 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 Call for 'Sanctions' Against U.S. Talk Show Host

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 Samaria Rabbis Refuse Police Summons Without Cause

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

Renowned Rabbis Call on Netanyahu Not to Resume 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

Anniversary of Passing of the Ben Ish Chai, Master of Kabbalah

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

'Kindly Superman' 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: Why Are Professors Protected and Rabbis Not?

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 Assert Torah's Independence Before Police

“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

Rabbinical Council of America: No Female Rabbis, by Any Name

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

Rafi Peretz New Chief Rabbi of IDF

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's Message to Youth

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

Hesder Yeshivot Nix Army Protests, Back Rabbi Melamed

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

European Rabbis Against Swiss Ban on Mosque Minarets

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

Hesder Rabbi Fights Calls to Close Yeshivas over Refusal Issue

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: Rabbis to Discuss 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

Rabbis Demand Hands Off Hesder Yeshivot, As Teens Join Protests

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

‘Modern Rabbi Has to be Like 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

Teitel Consulted Neither Rabbis Nor Wife

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

30-Day Memorial Service for Arad Chief Rabbi Ben Tzion 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