Army Rabbinate really against 'Joint Service Order'?

Modesty laws booklet reveals true position of IDF Rabbinate in relation to mixed-gender order it was forced to sign.Mordechai Sones, 3/9/2017, 4:27 PM

'Leftists are trying to destroy the IDF Rabbinate'

Forum of reservist IDF rabbis say attacks on IDF Chief Rabbi appointee part of larger effort to marginalize Judaism within the IDF.Shai Landesman, 7/12/2016, 8:11 PM

New IDF Chief Rabbi subjected to rehashed 'controversy'

IDF Personnel Directorate head calls Rabbi Karim for 'clarification conversation' regarding statements made by the rabbi 3 and 4 years ago.Uzi Baruch, 7/12/2016, 3:52 PM

New Chief Military Rabbi appointed

Rabbi Eyal Moshe Karim, former paratroopers commander and author of a book on Jewish military law, will be the next Chief Military Rabbi.Ido Ben Porat, 7/11/2016, 5:31 PM

Smotrich erupts over IDF Rabbinate reorganization

During Knesset committee meeting MK Bezalel Smotrich called plan to reorganize IDF Rabbinate 'underhanded opportunism'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 1:12 PM

Chief rabbis demand PM keep 'Jewish Consciousness' in rabbinate

In letter to PM, Rabbis David Lau and Yitzhak Yosef insist transferring Jewish Consciousness dep't from IDF Rabbinate will cause 'ruin.'Hezki Baruch, 2/3/2016, 7:12 PM

'The IDF Rabbinate has declared its own death'

Critics fume after IDF Chief of Staff officially announces decision to remove Jewish Consciousness department from IDF Rabbinate.Uzi Baruch, 1/12/2016, 1:24 PM

Eizenkot removes 'Jewish Consciousness' from rabbinate

IDF Chief of Staff gives in to leftist groups, moves key department from military rabbinate to personnel directorate.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/11/2016, 9:04 PM

Leading Rabbis Call to 'Save the IDF Rabbinate'

Rabbis hold conference in Jerusalem to discuss the budget cut threats facing rabbinate, and explain why rabbinate so crucial to the army.Yoni Kempinski, 9/30/2015, 6:49 PM

Rabbis: Soldiers May Eat Meat During 'Nine Days'

Soldiers need their strength, and fighting terrorists to save Jewish lives trumps the custom not to eat meat this week, IDF Rabbis said.Moshe Cohen, 7/28/2014, 3:27 PM

IDF on 'Bible Alert' for September

Ground Forces Rabbi hints there may be a need for intense spiritual support for troops in September.Gil Ronen, 8/17/2011, 9:46 PM

IDF Eulogy Text Moves Closer to G-d

The new chief of staff has approved a change in the text recited in military memorial ceremonies to include G-d’s Name.Gil Ronen, 6/14/2011, 10:00 AM

Israel's Chief Rabbis Visit IDF's Chief Rabbi

Israel’s chief rabbis, Rabbi Yona Metzger and Rabbi Shlomo Amar, met on Sunday with Chief Military Rabbi Rafi Peretz and his staff.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 2/21/2011, 1:11 AM

On LIne Judaism in the IDF: Shabbat-Friendly Phones for Soldiers

The IDF rabbinate has developed a device that will allow soldiers to speak on the telephone without Shabbat desecration.Maayana Miskin, 7/3/2010, 9:38 PM