Shaked 'won't let any rabbinic judges be disqualified'Source close to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked insists she won't give in to pressure against religious Zionist rabbinic judges.
Political fight threatens to leave rabbinic courts half emptyAppointment committee meeting canceled after Chief Rabbis refuse to attend. Shas demands Sephardi majority on Supreme Court.
'Torah institutions are flowering thanks to Netanyahu'Leading rabbis and politicians take part in sheva brachot of Chief Rabbi Yosef's youngest daughter, and recall Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.
Mazal Tov! Sephardic Chief Rabbi marries off youngest daughterLeading political and religious figures join thousands of other well-wishers at wedding of Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef's youngest daughter.
Chief Rabbi: Say Hallel without blessing on Independence DayRabbi Yitzhak Yosef's ruling based on that of his father, Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef.
Chief Rabbi: Could we sit and study Torah without soldiers?Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yosef on Independence Day calls to be grateful to secular founders of Israel, urges spiritual independence too.
High Court: Private conversions recognized for citizenshipChief Rabbi slams giving official recognition to 'unsupervised pirate conversion industry,' MK Smotrich vows to draft a bill against it.
Chief Rabbi: Killing neutralized terrorists is forbiddenChief Sephardic Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef says remarks on gentiles in Israel were taken out of context, insists he believes in tolerance.
Chief Rabbi: Gentiles living in Israel must observe Noahide LawsRabbi Yitzhak Yosef says according to Jewish law, only gentiles who observe the Seven Noahide Laws can live in Israel.
Meeting between Netanyahu and chief rabbis canceledScheduled meeting on allocation of a non-Orthodox prayer space at the Kotel abruptly canceled.
Chief Rabbi: No photos of terror casualtiesRabbi Yitzhak Yosef says people should avoid looking at photos and videos of bloodied victims.
'The PA Acts Just Like ISIS'Official delegation led by Sephardic Chief Rabbi assesses damage to Joseph's Tomb, finds 'the PA was involved.'
Chief Rabbi: Kohen Who Kills Terrorist Can Still BlessA Kohen who kills a terrorist may still recite the priestly blessing of peace, says Rabbi Yosef.
Public Officials Rally Behind Synagogue Slated for DemolitionSephardic Chief Rabbi, several MKs call to keep synagogue standing despite Supreme Court demolition order.
Is it Safe For Jews to Visit the Kotel? Rabbis DisagreeGur Rebbe reportedly bars followers from visiting Western Wall in light of stabbings; Sephardic Chief Rabbi urges Jews to visit.
Watch: Chief Rabbi Leads Prayer Rally at the KotelSephardic Chief Rabbi Yosef calls prayers to show defiance after stabbing attack, urges Jews to turn out at site in demand for security.
Chief 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.
Chief Rabbi: Rabbinate 'Fighting for its Very Survival'At the grave of Israel's first Chief Rabbi, Sephardic Chief Rabbi urges Opposition leader to 'follow in his grandfather's footsteps.'
Chief Rabbi Urges UN Head: Fight the Israel BoycottRabbi Yosef addresses World Congress of Religious Leaders, warns 'words can kill' and recites a Jewish prayer for peace.
Chief Rabbi Urges Mass French Aliyah At Toulouse Attack MemorialIsraeli Sephardic Chief Rabbi makes call at 3rd anniversary of anti-Semitic mass-murder; 'The rabbis should leave at the end.'
Chief Rabbi Lau: Next Year on the Temple MountAt mass priestly blessing, chief rabbis add their blessings to Jewish people; 'Next year may we be blessed up at top of the Mount.'
Teen Killed in Hamas Car Attack Laid to RestShalom Ba'adani, grandson of Shas sage, laid to rest; at the funeral, Sephardic Chief Rabbi calls for Jews to stop ascending Temple Mount.
Chief Rabbis Decry Mass Christian Prayers Near Temple MountFor first time since liberation of Old City, mass Christian prayer at southern wall of Temple Mount planned for Hoshana Rabbah.
Putin: 'I support the struggle of Israel'Warm meeting between delegation of rabbis, led by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, and Russian leader.
Feature: Huckabee in the Holy LandMike Huckabee meets with Chief Rabbis, political and religious figures, in show of solidarity for Israel when it needs it most.
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.
Chief Rabbi Rejects Reports Israel Giving Away King David's TombSephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef says transfer request for King David's Tomb to Vatican 'never happened,' would not be considered at all.
Ahead of Purim, Chief Rabbis Warn Against FirecrackersRabbis note the firecrackers are life-threatening and that the Torah forbids purposely endangering one's life.
Chief Rabbi: Cell Phones Inhibit Torah StudyRabbi Yitzhak Yosef attacks religious judges and teachers who use cell phones with unfiltered internet access.
MK Slams 'Communist' LapidIn contrast to Jewish Home MK's attack on 'Comrade Lapid's' threats against Chief Rabbinate, Bennett notably silent.
Chief Rabbinate Says No To Religious Women in IDFRabbinate forbids religious female recruits, warning enlistment threatens Jewish nature of Israel. Hatnua MK Stern opposes.
Netanyahu Meets New Chief RabbisTells newly elected rabbis: "You are, first and foremost, the rabbis of the non-religious public.”
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef: I Won't Stray from the Path of the TorahRabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Israel’s new Sephardic Chief Rabbi, promises to be "the chief rabbi of everyone."