Jerusalem rabbi: LGBT flags insult the public

Jerusalem rabbi: LGBT flags insult the public

Jerusalem's Rabbi Aryeh Stern explains why he requested Mayor Moshe Lion avoid hanging LGBT flags in the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2019, 11:26 AM
Rabbis warn against businesses running on Shabbat

Rabbis warn against businesses running on Shabbat

Jerusalem chief rabbis encourage public to support Sabbath-observant businesses, warns against 'blurring' Israel's Jewish character.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2019, 3:33 PM
'Refrain from entering entire Temple Mount area'

'Refrain from entering entire Temple Mount area'

Jerusalem Rabbis Aryeh Stern and Rabbi Shlomo Amar warn public not to enter entire Temple Mount area: 'End the sacrilege.'Rafael Levy, 2/24/2019, 5:20 PM
'Synagogue desecration reminiscent of what the Nazis did'

'Synagogue desecration reminiscent of what the Nazis did'

Rabbis respond to attack on Jerusalem synagogue. 'We must all protest this heinous crime, which is reminiscent of what the Nazis did.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2019, 12:59 PM
Watch: J'lem chief rabbi tours Mahane Yehuda market

Watch: J'lem chief rabbi tours Mahane Yehuda market

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern tours Machane Yehuda market shortly before Shabbat to observe Sabbath observance by business.Rafael Levy, 12/23/2018, 1:59 PM
Jerusalem Chief Rabbi pens letter to victim's families

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi pens letter to victim's families

'Our strength is in our unity born of true love to prove to world we aren't broken, haven't given up, but are strengthened and invigorated.'Mordechai Sones, 10/28/2018, 4:16 PM
'A loss to the People of Israel'

'A loss to the People of Israel'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Stern says goodbye to student, comrade Rabbi Yossi Wald: 'Exemplary figure, pleasant man, loved people and loved G-d.'Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2018, 9:56 PM
Rabbis slam "terrorism" of LGBTQ organizations

Rabbis slam "terrorism" of LGBTQ organizations

Over 100 rabbis in Israel write letter of support for Jerusalem Chief Rabi for saying children should be raised by normal families.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2018, 8:23 PM
'To lead, the people need unity'

'To lead, the people need unity'

More than 1,000 rabbis attend conference of rabbis of religious Zionism in Jerusalem. 'State of Israel is the largest Torah center ever.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2018, 10:57 AM
Hundreds celebrate Pesach at Rabbi Kook's house

Hundreds celebrate Pesach at Rabbi Kook's house

Hundreds visit Rabbi Kook's house in Jerusalem, participate in ceremony to greet one's rabbi on holiday, Jerusalem Rabbi Aryeh Stern.Hezki Baruch, 4/3/2018, 3:43 PM
Knesset sells its chametz

Knesset sells its chametz

Knesset speaker, Director-General sell all chametz owned by Knesset ahead of Passover.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2018, 7:04 PM
'Fighting with the Reform Movement won't help anything'

'Fighting with the Reform Movement won't help anything'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi presents his own solution to Western Wall dispute to preserve sanctity of the site while giving Reform place to pray.Hezki Baruch, 1/14/2018, 10:29 PM
'Why fly to Uman for Rosh Hashannah? Israel is much holier'

'Why fly to Uman for Rosh Hashannah? Israel is much holier'

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem slams annual pilgrimages to Breslov Rebbe's tomb in Uman. 'It's only worthwhile for those already outside Israel.'Michal Levy, 8/20/2017, 6:14 PM
'The State of Israel is the fulfillment of a mitzva'

'The State of Israel is the fulfillment of a mitzva'

Evening for study and discussion of Rabbi Kook's teachings at his home attended by Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, Rabbi Aryeh Stern, others.Mordechai Sones, 5/1/2017, 10:42 PM
Funding for Reform organizations passed despite opposition

Funding for Reform organizations passed despite opposition

The Jerusalem City Council agreed to fund two organizations affiliated with the Reform Movement of National Religious objections.Eliran Aharon, 11/30/2016, 10:31 PM
Upbeat IDF rabbinical course concludes in Old City

Upbeat IDF rabbinical course concludes in Old City

Amid the ongoing tension between the IDF religious division and top brass, IDF rabbis welcomed new trainees to their ranks in the Old City.Hillel Fendel, 8/17/2016, 9:55 AM
Jerusalem Rabbi asks Mayor to remove Pride flags

Jerusalem Rabbi asks Mayor to remove Pride flags

Jerusalem's Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern asks Mayor Nir Barkat to take down rainbow flags near Great Synagogue.Shimon Cohen, 7/19/2016, 4:52 PM
Praising and saluting Kerem Beyavneh Yeshiva

Praising and saluting Kerem Beyavneh Yeshiva

Kerem Beyavneh Yeshiva to hold ceremony in honor of its students who fell in wars, terror attacks.Rafael Levi, 3/16/2016, 6:03 PM
Rabbi Stern urges unbiased investigation for Duma

Rabbi Stern urges unbiased investigation for Duma

After hearing testimony from family members of the suspects, Rabbi Aryeh Stern says matter is 'worrying' and needs to be clarifiedShlomo Pieterkovsky, 1/4/2016, 9:09 AM
'We Didn't Return to this Land to be Murdered'

'We Didn't Return to this Land to be Murdered'

At funeral Rabbi Sherki eulogizes his son, murdered by Arab driver, and is joined by chief rabbis of Jerusalem and mayor.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 4/16/2015, 6:02 PM
Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

Rabbi: Why Were Snow Plows Operated on Shabbat?

​Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Aryeh Stern on Sunday expressed his “extreme disappointment” over the operation of snow plows on Shabbat.Yaakov Levi, 2/22/2015, 3:41 PM
J'lem Chief Rabbi Learns What OU Israel is About

J'lem Chief Rabbi Learns What OU Israel is About

Rabbi Aryeh Stern hears firsthand that OU is more than just kashrut - it's also 'love of the Land of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2015, 8:29 AM