Rabbis Urge Religious Leaders to Condemn ViolenceRabbis David Lau, Yitzhak Yosef warn interfaith leaders they expect all faiths to uphold right to worship at holy sites, i.e. Temple Mount.
Rabbi: Temple Mount Thugs Boss Police AroundVideo filmed on the Temple Mount attests to what right-wing activists have long contended – that police are afraid of Muslim rioters.
Rabbinate Hints May Not Renew Rabbi Riskin's TermThe Chief Rabbinate on Wednesday hinted that it was under strong pressure to remove Rabbi Shlomo Riskin as Chief Rabbi of Efrat
Rabbis of Two Minds on Purim CelebrationsA debate many thought had been resolved long ago has been revived this year for residents of a Jerusalem suburb on when to celebrate Purim.
Chief Rabbis: No Firecrackers Ahead of PurimRabbis note the firecrackers are life-threatening and that the Torah forbids purposely endangering one's life.
Chief Rabbis Show Their Support for Hesder ProgramChief Rabbis Yitzchak Yosef and David Lau this week visited various Hesder yeshivas showing their support for a much maligned institution
Yesh Atid No. 2 Attempts Peace with Chief RabbisYesh Atid minister steps in to pacify Chief Rabbis after party head Yair Lapid called to fire them both.
Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDFMin. Shai Piron has opined that Jewish law opposes female enlistment. Lapid threatened to fire Chief Rabbis for this position.
Ben Dahan To Lapid: Stick to Finance, Not RabbisDeputy Religious Affairs Minister Rabbi Eli Ben Dahan said that Yair Lapid should worry about the Finance Ministry, not the Chief Rabbis
Bennett: Lapid Should Respect, Not Insult, RabbisJewish Home party head Naftali Bennett says comments by Finance Minister Yair Lapid about Israel's Chief Rabbis were unacceptable.
Who Are Israel's 'Top Rabbis?'Who is the most influential rabbi in Israel? According to Channel 10, it is Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman.
Chief Rabbis Urge Jewish People to Pray for RainRabbis Yitzhak Yosef, David Lau urge public in letter to pray for rain after weather remains sunny this year.
End to Forced Inspections for Women at MikvehMinister of Religious Affairs and Chief Rabbis issue statements telling ritual bath attendants only to inspect women who want inspection.
Ministers Approve 'One Chief Rabbi' BillBill submitted by MK Feiglin with Yesh Atid's Lipman and Lavie may be merged with government bill on the same matter.
Porush: Fewer Rabbis? Try Fewer PoliticiansHareidi MK not pleased by suggestion to elect just one chief rabbi.
Chief Rabbis Join PM for Torah Study SessionSara Netanyahu also joins the study session, marking the start of the fourth annual renewed "Tanakh Cycle."
Peres Welcomes New Chief Rabbis, Snubs Old OnesPeres welcomes new Chief Rabbis of Israel in formal ceremony; outgoing Chief Rabbis not invited.
Rabbi Ronsky Blasts Blame Game on Chief RabbiBennett confidante responds to voices blaming Bayit Yehudi head for failure to elect religious Zionist chief rabbis.
Rabbi: Zionists Fought Hareidim, and LostThe Rabbinate elections show the religious-Zionist community what happens if it fights the hareidi world, religious-Zionist rabbi says.
Rabbinate Vote ‘Exposed Rift in Religious Zionism’Member of voting board says religious Zionists chose hareidi-religious candidates. ‘Deep rift in religious-Zionist society.’
Bennett: They’re Trying to Scare UsBennett: No need to fear staying in our land.
Netanyahu Meets New Chief RabbisTells newly elected rabbis: "You are, first and foremost, the rabbis of the non-religious public.”
Ben-Dahan: Results show Rabbi Yosef’s PowerDeputy Minister: religious-Zionist rabbis lost because the religious-Zionist community has no Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Rabbi Ben Dahan: Disappointed with ResultsDeputy Religions Minister says he hopes the secular public will not “give a kick to the institution of the Rabbinate.”
Bennett: Next Time, One Chief RabbiWednesday may be the last time Israel gets two new Chief Rabbis, Religious Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett said.
Rabbi: 'Heartbroken Over the Divisive Atmosphere'In his first comments on the latest controversy surrounding him, Rabbi David Stav expressed regret at the “divisive atmosphere”
Shas Unexpectedly Shelves 'Amar Law'Just as the Knesset was preparing to vote on the Shas-promoted Amar Law, MK Aryeh Deri announced he was shelving it.
Bennett Proposes Bill: One Chief Rabbi, not TwoBayit Yehudi head sees no need for separate Ashkenazi and Sephardic chief rabbis.
Chief Rabbis Get Threats from 'Women of the Wall'Threatening letters were sent Monday to the offices of Israel's Chief Rabbis, signed by 'Women of the Wall.'
Rav Ovadia Endorses Rabbis Amar, ArielRabbis Shlomo Amar and Ya'akov Ariel were endorsed in their elections bids for Chief Rabbi by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Proposal: Women to Help Choose Chief RabbisMK proposes that at least 25% of those choosing new chief rabbis be women, raises bar for candidates.