Analysis: The Elections for the Chief Rabbinate

An analysis of the voting body, the factors at play and how religious Zionists could have gotten one Chief Rabbinic seat, rather than losing both to the hareidi candidates, Rabbi David Lau of United Torah Judaism and Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef of Shas. Rochel Sylvetsky, 7/26/2013, 6:30 PM

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Rabbi David Lau Victorious

A body of 150 rabbis and public figures voted today to elect the two new Chief Rabbis of Israel. Zionist candidates failed.Arutz Sheva, 7/24/2013, 7:42 PM

Meretz MK Asks Court: Disqualify Rabbi Eliyahu

MK Isawi Frej says “racist” pronouncements by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu make him unfit for chief rabbi post.Gil Ronen, 7/16/2013, 1:12 AM

Senior Shas Rabbi Attacks Religious Zionists as ‘Amalek’

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett slammed Shas leaders Sunday after a sermon in which a senior rabbi called religious Zionists 'Amalek.'Chana Ya'ar, 7/14/2013, 9:57 AM

Knesset Approves 'Rabbi Amar Law'

Votes 44 to 14 to allow Rabbi Shlomo Amar to run for a second term as Chief Sephardic Rabbi.Gil Ronen, 6/5/2013, 10:26 PM