Japan's Spiritual Tsunami: First Chief Rabbi Tells AllRabbi and rabbanit Edery detail the historic appointment, and explain how a tragic tsunami led to a spiritual opening.
Japan Gets First-Ever Chief RabbiThe head of Tokyo's Chabad House, Rabbi Binyamin Edery, named as Japan's first Chief Rabbi.
Herzog: I, More Than Anyone, Will Keep Jerusalem SafeYitzchak Herzog paid a visit to the Kotel on Sunday, where he proclaimed his loyalty to the holy site and said he prays daily.
Rabbi Yosef; Eliminate Ashkenazi, Not Sephardi, Chief RabbiIf any Chief Rabbi should stay on the job, it's he, said Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef - because his office was there first.
One Chief Rabbi Bill Passes First ReadingThe Knesset on Monday voted to approve on its first reading a law that would unify the office of the Chief Rabbi.
Exclusive: Interview with New Chief Rabbi of KrakowRabbi Eliezer Gur-Ari, incumbent Chief Rabbi of Krakow, talks to Arutz Sheva on Jewish life - and anti-Semitism - in Poland.
Chief Rabbis Asked 'Help My Jailed Son Keep the Shabbat'Father of 'price tag' suspect writes Chief Rabbis following reports of serious abuse of youths, including Shabbat desecration.
Iranian Chief Rabbi DiesRabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen, 98, dies of illness. What's next for Jews in Iran?
Chief Rabbi Visits Religious Zionist Rav Kook HouseRabbi Lau to attend and speak at event this Saturday night on the Torah and love of Eretz Yisrael (the land of Israel).
Former Chief Rabbi Metzger Arrested, Detained for Nine DaysFor the second time this year, former Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger questioned by police for alleged financial improprieties.
Porush: Fewer Rabbis? Try Fewer PoliticiansHareidi MK not pleased by suggestion to elect just one chief rabbi.
Bennett: Stop the Witchhunt!Bayit Yehudi head slams media for attacking Rabbi Lau over allegedly "racist" comments.
Rabbi Lau: My Son's Victory - a Message to the NazisFormer Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau reacts to his son’s election.
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Rabbi David Lau VictoriousA body of 150 rabbis and public figures voted today to elect the two new Chief Rabbis of Israel. Zionist candidates failed.
Rabbi Arusi Leaves Rabbinate RaceRabbi Ratzon Arusi drops out of race at the last minute, six contenders remain.
"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi Role"Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.
Rabbinate Election Today, ‘Truth Will Prevail’The race for Chief Rabbi draws to a close. Rabbi Arusi slams politics, calls to change ‘humiliating’ elections process.
High Court Rejects Appeal Against Rabbi EliyahuThe High Court rules that Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu will be allowed to run for the position of Sephardic Chief Rabbi.
Weinstein: Rabbi Eliyahu's Candidacy 'Inappropriate'A-G will tell Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu his candidacy for Chief Rabbi is inappropriate because of statements on renting land to Arabs.
A-G Warns Rabbi Eliyahu on Chief Rabbi BidAttorney General thinks Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, candidate for chief rabbi, has some explaining to do.
Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi LauFormer PM calls to vote for ‘personal friend’ Rabbi Lau. Sources close to race say Olmert’s support unhelpful.
Deri Defends Comments: ‘Evildoer’ Doesn’t Mean BadShas head defends Rabbi Ovadia Yosef’s criticism of Rabbi Stav, says ‘evildoer’ is not necessarily a bad person.
‘Amar Law’ Heads toward ApprovalKnesset set to allow Rabbi Shlomo Amar to serve a second term as Sephardi Chief Rabbi.
Chief Rabbi Candidate Stav: We're Here to Bring a ChangeThe head of the Tzohar organization said that he is fully committed to halacha, Jewish law
Bayit Yehudi’s New Plan in Rabbinate RaceBayit Yehudi debates again on support for Chief Rabbi candidates.
Minister: Rabbi Stav is What the Public WantsOrbach says Israelis want a chief rabbi with the ‘Tzohar spirit’ of openness, outreach.
Rabbis to Rabbi Stav: Withdraw from Rabbinate RaceControversy continues in Chief Rabbi race as call is issued for Rabbi Stav to withdraw and support Rabbi Yaakov Ariel.
Piron: I’m Protecting Rabbi Ariel – if He Ran, He Would LoseMinister Piron says he objects to Rabbi Ariel’s candidacy for the rabbi’s sake. 'He's above this.' Rabbi Druckman doesn't agree.
Meretz MK Seeks to Disqualify Rabbi EliyahuMK Esawi Frij says Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu should be barred from Chief Rabbi race due to racism.
Has Netanyahu Agreed to Appoint Chief Rabbi Ariel?Prime Minister met Naftali Bennett, reportedly agreed to amend law so person over 70 could be appointed.
Feiglin Proposes Move to Single Israel Chief RabbiLikud MK Moshe Feiglin says he plans to propose Israel move from two chief rabbis to the leadership of a sole chief rabbi.
Chief Rabbi Candidates Discuss Judaism and StateFour candidates for the post of Chief Rabbi discuss Jewish law and state law in Israel.
Rabbi Stav: We Want a Friendlier RabbinateReligious Zionist candidate for post of Chief Rabbi explains what changes are needed.