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.
German Rabbinical College Warns Against Wearing Kippot in PublicA rabbinical college in Germany has warned its students against wearing kippot, after a rabbi was attacked by four Arab youths last week.
Despite PM's Efforts, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opposes Attack on IranRabbi Ovadia Yosef has said that he would oppose any Israeli unilateral action against Iranian nuclear facilities.
Police Arrest Man in $10,000 Menorah TheftPolice said they have arrested a man who stole an antique menorah valued at approximately $10,000 from home of prominent rabbi.
Video: Rabbi Soloveitchik Speaks to GOPThe true source of liberty and freedom is G-d and not governments and states, national religious Rabbi Meir Soloveitchik told the GOP.
Rabbi Ashkenazi Passed Away at Age 96Rabbi Elimelech Ashkenazi passed away at the age of 96 in Seagate, New York.
'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.
As Jewish Support for Obama Dwindles, Campaign Looks to RabbisObama’s re-election campaign announced the launch of Rabbis for Obama, aimed at rallying Jewish support for president in upcoming elections.
Adelsons Give $500,000 Boost to Rabbi Shmuley BoteachBillionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is among the top donors to New Jersey congressional candidate rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
Ministry Calls to Bury ‘Bodies’ ExhibitDeputy Minister Litzman calls to bury the ‘bodies’ exhibit. Rabbis: ‘Horrible’ exhibit dishonors the dead.
'Rock Star Rabbi' Hits BroadwayA new musical, titled Soul Doctor, which tells the story of the beloved Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is opening Off-Broadway Aug. 13.
Rabbi Sues Pennsylvania Board of Funeral DirectorsAn Orthodox rabbi is suing Pennsylvania’s Board of Funeral Directors, accusing it of violating religious freedom.
After Discovering Jewish Origin, Hungarian Neo-Nazi Meets RabbiAfter being ousted from far-right Hungarian Jobbik party over his Jewish roots, Csanad Szegedi has reconciled to meet with orthodox rabbi.
Orthodox Rabbi Dies During Tragic Mikveh Immersion at SeaAn Orthodox rabbi accidentally drowned while performing ritual immersion in the sea off of the Aberystwyth resort town in West Wales.
Kabbalist, Rabbis Warn of Danger, Call for KindnessA Jewish mystic and rabbinic leaders have warned of a danger to the people of Israel, and are calling for more kindness, giving and prayer.
Rabbis Discuss Rav Tzvi Yehuda Kook, 'Father of Settlements'Rav Yuval Cherlow: the settlement movement is a result of his philosophy and policy.
IDF Hosts 'Don't Attack Iran' RebbeAdmor of Mishkoltz, who said there is no need to strike Iran, tours IDF, gives Torah lesson to hundreds.
Hungarian Jews Protest Verbal Attack Against RabbiAbout 120 Hungarians wearing yellow stars inscribed with the word “Jude” protested against the rising rate of anti-Semitism in the country.
Rabbi Eliyahu Shriki Dies at 90Rabbi Eliyahu Shriki, a leading figure in the Moroccan Israeli world, has died at age 90.
Conference of 1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis Calls for UnityArutz Sheva meets attendees at the conference of religious Zionist rabbis, who reaffirm the importance of national unity.
1000 Religious Zionist Rabbis Meet in JerusalemA thousand religious Zionist rabbis met in Jerusalem and talked about the unity of Jews and Jerusalem. Rav Kook would have rejoiced.
Rabbi Links Ahmadinejad, Rabbis’ Illnesses and Jewish PrayerWhat does leading rabbis’ health have to do with Iran’s nuclear program? Rabbi Shteinman explains.
Biblical Ceremony Held for Soldier Killed in Hit-and-RunRabbis hold a Biblical-style ceremony for soldier killed in traffic accident. “Our hands did not shed this blood.”
200 Participants at Annual Yarchei Kalla StudyThe twelfth annual Agudath Israel Winter Yarchei Kallah event kicks off at the Ramada Renaissance hotel in Jerusalem.
Rabbis to US Ambassador: US Shooting Itself in Foot over PARabbis tell Ambassador Shapiro, “By promoting the establishment of a Palestinian state the U.S. is only shooting itself in the foot."
Video: Rabbis, Students Dance after ‘Siyum” of Entire GemaraHundreds of rabbis and Torah students danced Saturday night in celebration of completion of learning the Gemara in memory of Rabbi Shach.
Chassidic Rabbi: Don’t Attack Iran; G-d Will Ruin AhmadinejadRabbi Shalom Berger, the Rebbe of Mishkoltz, says there is no need to attack Iran because G-d will get rid of Ahmadinejad.
Rabbis Asked to Intervene in IDF’s No-Fire OrdersAs IDF publishes restrictive no-fire orders, frustrated leaders ask Chief Rabbis to intervene.
Estonia to Lead Fight Against European Anti-Kosher BillEstonia’s prime minister vows to fight against a European Parliament bill that would force kosher meat to be labeled “unstunned before slaughter.”
Reform Rabbis Call for 'Sanctions' Against U.S. Talk Show Host400 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.
Prominent Samaria Rabbis Refuse Police Summons Without CauseProminent Samaria rabbis refuse to show for questioning after police use 'scare tactics' and do not provide reason for summons.
Renowned Rabbis Call on Netanyahu Not to Resume FreezeTop Zionist Rabbis hold emergency conference in Jerusalem, telling Netanyahu to stay true to his promises and not resume construction freeze.
Anniversary of Passing of the Ben Ish Chai, Master of KabbalahThe 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.
'Kindly Superman' Rabbi Ehrenpreis Passes AwayRabbi Dr. Eliezer Ehrenpreis, known to mathematicians as "the kindly superman" for his remarkably diverse accomplishments, passes away at 80.
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.
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.
Can Rabbis Work Miracles?How should we view the practice some people have of approaching rabbis with requests for healing, miraculous remedies, and amulets?
Rabbinical Council of America: No Female Rabbis, by Any NameUnanimous resolution by the influential Orthodox rabbis' organization: women cannot be ordained as rabbis.
Rafi Peretz New Chief Rabbi of IDFRabbi Rafi Peretz, who danced with expulsion soldiers in Gush Katif to show unity of IDF, will replace Rabbi Ronsky.
Terror Victim's Son's Message to YouthTeenage son of terrorism victim Rabbi Meir Chai delivers powerful, weeping tribute.
Hesder Yeshivot Nix Army Protests, Back Rabbi MelamedHesder yeshiva rabbis say "no" to demonstrations in the IDF, but demand no use of soldiers for politics and the reinstatement of Har Brachah.
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.
European Rabbis Against Swiss Ban on Mosque MinaretsEuropean rabbis object to the Swiss referendum vote that banned minarets on mosques: “War on religious freedom will not defeat Muslim extremism.”
Hesder Rabbi Fights Calls to Close Yeshivas over Refusal IssueForeign Affairs and Defense Committee grills hesder yeshivas representative over rabbis' alleged encouragement of conscientious objection in IDF.
Video: Rabbis to Discuss Anti-Expulsion OrdersYesha Council Rabbi Mordechai Rabinowitz tells Israel National News TV about a new group of rabbis discussing anti-expulsion orders.
Rabbis Demand Hands Off Hesder Yeshivot, As Teens Join ProtestsDozens of rabbis of the National-Religious movement met Sunday night in Jerusalem to discuss the problems facing the movement,
‘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.
Teitel Consulted Neither Rabbis Nor WifeYaakov Teitel's arrest and apparent confession to a series of ideological attacks arouses a lively public debate in Israel on the topic of blame.
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.
Rabbi Medan: Moral Weakness Allows Islam to Take Over the WorldWeakness 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.
200 Years Without Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of BerditchevTuesday, 25th of Tishrei, marks 200th anniversary of death of beloved R. Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev, known as the “Defender of the Jewish People.”
NY Police Arrest 11 Rabbis in Anti-Ahmadinejad ProtestNew York police arrested 11 rabbis Wednesday night for blocking a road where Ahmadinejad’s motorcade was to pass en route to the United Nations.
Rabbi on Trial for Not Ratting on StudentsA young yeshiva dean is on trial for not divulging the names of his students who chased away a group of Arab infiltrators.
Rabbi Richman on Preparing for BlessingThe Temple Institute's Rabbi Richman offers blessings for the New Year, and discusses how we can be open to receive blessing.
Olmert: Disengagement Was 'Right Thing at Right Time'Former PM Ehud Olmert tells committee that Disengagement was “the right thing, at the right time,” blames rabbis for failures.