Chief Rabbi Selection Committee

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"

Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.Maayana Miskin, 7/24/2013, 1:42 PM
Rabbinate Election Today, ‘Truth Will Prevail’

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.Maayana Miskin, 7/24/2013, 8:42 AM
Chief Rabbinate: Career or Calling

Chief Rabbinate: Career or Calling

Is the Chief Rabbinate a career that affords monetary benefits and power or is it a spiritual calling to be approached with humility and trepidation.Rabbi Berel Wein, 7/24/2013, 8:00 AM
Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

Former PM calls to vote for ‘personal friend’ Rabbi Lau. Sources close to race say Olmert’s support unhelpful.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 12:25 PM
‘Amar Law’ Heads toward Approval

‘Amar Law’ Heads toward Approval

Knesset set to allow Rabbi Shlomo Amar to serve a second term as Sephardi Chief Rabbi.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 5:05 PM
Bennett Maintains Veto on Stern Law

Bennett Maintains Veto on Stern Law

Bayit Yehudi keeps veto on law to increase number of voters, particularly women, in body that elects Rabbinate.Maayana Miskin, 6/5/2013, 1:13 AM
What is the Stern Law, Anyway?

What is the Stern Law, Anyway?

A detailed look at the bill for changing the body that selects chief rabbis.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 2:57 PM
Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?

Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?

The move “completely contradicts the teachings of Rabbi Kook ztz”l,” says venerated Zionist rabbi.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 1:22 PM
'Ariel-Amar Deal' is En Route to Knesset

'Ariel-Amar Deal' is En Route to Knesset

Bill submitted by MK Kalfa would remove the 70-year age limit for appointment of chief rabbi.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2013, 2:04 PM