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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 dep't 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 takes 'Jewish Consciousness' from rabbis

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 September 'Bible Alert'

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 Eulogies 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 Rabbis Visit IDF 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

IDF Unveils Shabbat Phone

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