Is one allowed to kill a terrorist captured after an attack?Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu receives phone call from soldier asking if it is permissible to kill terrorist who carried out deadly attack yesterday.
Rabbi Eliyahu to Chief of Staff: Don't try to educate usRabbi Shmuel Eliyahu fuming over the mixed-service directive. 'It's a pity the IDF has joined list of cultures which tried to educate us.'
Tzfat rabbi: Women in combat harms the IDFRabbi Shmuel Eliyahu supports Rabbi Levenstein's claim that women in tanks means inefficient tank crews.
Tzfat rabbi: Let Netanyahu do his jobChief Rabbinate member and Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu says investigations into possible gifts to Prime Minister 'not appropriate'.
Op Ed: Do not let them winIf you doubt rumors against PM come from desire for good government, leaks show someone's working hard to eliminate Prime Minister. Opinion
Op Ed: Rabbi Shumel Eliyahu says the Azaria verdict is not moralChief Rabbi of Tzfat writes that the Azaria verdict is not moral because it weakens the IDF while strengthening the terrorists.
'The Land of Israel is acquired through suffering'Chief Rabbi of Tzfat, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, in a message to the people of Amona.
'This is cruelty against the Settlers'Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu said that as many people as possible must go to Amona as the courts are influenced by public pressure.
'It is a mitzvah to break Shabbat to stop an arsonist'The Chief Rabbi of Tzfat responds to the question of how to respond upon encountering an Arab committing arson.
Tzfat Chief Rabbi slams proposal for mixed tank unitsTzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu slammed proposal for mixed tank units, stating that army is behaving complacently by forming mixed units.
Rabbi Eliyahu: Rabbi Berland must be incarceratedRabbi Eliyahu responds to the question of whether Rabbi Berland should be freed from jail negatively.
'I'm not going to apologize for the Torah'Chief Rabbi of Tzfat defends Rabbi Yigal Levinstein over controversial comments labeling homosexuals 'deviants'.
Tzfat Chief Rabbi declares 'next step is the Temple Mount'Rabbi Eliyahu reveals growing spiritual awakening seen in Lag B'Omer festivities, next stage is 'going up to the Mount, nothing less.'
Leading rabbis: Shoot terrorists on sightNoted rabbis hold emergency conference on Arab terror, demand government reject 2-state solution and stop making 'stupid' statements.
Watch: Hevron's Machpela packed for inspiring Pesach prayersJewish pride in the city of the forefathers: Hundreds of Jews from across Israel pack Cave of Patriarchs for special musical prayer service.
Chief Tzfat rabbi: Generals can stop Jews, why not Arabs?Tzfat Chief Rabbi Eliyahu criticizes Israel's leniency towards terrorists. 'If you want a solution you can find one.'
Rabbi Eliyahu accuses Shin Bet of 'cooking up' extremist weddingTzfat Chief Rabbi notes only person holding Arab baby's picture in video clip still unidentified, ISA reportedly acted similarly in past.
Tzfat Chief Rabbi: Pollard is coming to ruleRabbi Eliyahu calls on Israeli leaders to do soul searching after allowing 30 years of jail for Pollard, who 'has been gathering strength.'
Rabbi Eliyahu: Would Israel dare tear down a mosque?The demolition of the Ayelet Hashachar Synagogue would be as bad as burning a Torah scroll, said Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu,
Leading Rabbi Rules: Terrorists Must Not Be Allowed to LiveTzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu rules that the danger terrorists pose after being released is too great to allow them to survive attacks.
'Public Learned a Lesson' with Rabbi Accused of Sexual AbuseWhat happened before a northern Israeli rabbi was accused of abusing several women? How is the community coping? Arutz Sheva investigates.
Rabbi Charged With Sexual Abuse Arrested Fleeing IsraelRabbi from Israel's north nabbed on way to Ben-Gurion Airport, as women complain of abuse and rape.
Chief Rabbinate Refuses to Change Temple Mount SignRabbinate refuses to change sign claiming ascending Mount is 'forbidden under Jewish Law,' despite support from major rabbis.
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: Elections 'A Huge Miracle'Chief Rabbi of Tzfat calls on Jews to thank G-d for elections results, says alternative was second Disengagement.
Tzfat Chief Rabbi Calls to Vote for YachadIn rare move Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu writes to his students, explaining why he moved from Jewish Home to Yachad and urging them to do likewise.
Baby Adelle Biton Laid to Rest; 'A Great Soul in a Small Body'Infant terror victim Adelle Biton brought to burial in her hometown of Yakir; 'her murderers want to murder us all.'
In Pictures: From Hezbollah Terrorist to Israeli RabbiHow did a Shia Muslim and Hezbollah commander become Rabbi Avraham Sinai of Tzfat?
Hundreds Join Mass Prayers Against Destruction of Samaria TownHundreds, including notable rabbis and MKs, gather inside town in danger from state despite no Arab claimants of its land.
Safed Chief Rabbi Surprises Knesset C'tee with Temple Mount CallChief Rabbi of Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu calls for Jews to be more protected on the Temple Mount, safeguarding of conversion process.
Rabbis Denounce Pollard DealMajor Israeli religious figures slam US for holding Pollard "hostage," say releasing terrorists forbidden by the Torah.
Rabbis Back Jewish Home Rebel on Enlistment BillSeveral religious-Zionist rabbis come out in support of MK Yoni Chetboun, who bucked Coalition to vote against hareidi enlistment bill.
Rabbi Eliyahu Questions Jewish Home 'Dictatorship'Tzfat Chief Rabbi asked Bennett to give his faction members freedom to vote as they wish on Enlistment Law.
Association of Community Rabbis Skips March Over IncitementGroup headed by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu cancels plans to attend until Yated Ne'eman retracts incitement against Religious Zionist leader.
Agreement Advances Jerusalem Chief Rabbi ElectionsMayor Barkat and Deputy Religious Affairs Minister arrange selection of voting body; ten years since last Chief Rabbi in city.
'Divine Duty to Rebuild Wrecked Samaria Home'Video shows Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu speaking at wrecked Kaisler home, says rebuilding is 'partnership with Abraham himself.'
Wrecked Samaria Home: 'We'll Come to Housewarming'Chief Rabbi of Tzfat, Rabbi Eliyahu, visits ruin of Sagi Kaisler's home, demolished last week despite having a permit
'Allah Gave Israel to The Jews, There's No Palestine'Muslim scholar in Jordan attacks 'Palestinians' for distorting Koran, Jews given Israel 'until Day of Judgement.'
The Left vs. Rabbi Eliyahu: Round ThreeNew Israel Fund-backed activists slam Rabbi Eliyahu for ‘racism’ and ‘incitement,’ push to keep him out of Jerusalem Chief Rabbinate.
Jerusalem Mayor Calls for New Chief Rabbis, Rejects PartitionNir Barkat says the capital needs its own Sephardic, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbis; positions should be split between hareidi, religious-Zionist.
Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry's Decrees'Thousands join prayers asking G-d to strengthen leaders and cancel Kerry plans to establish Arab capital in Jerusalem.
Meretz: Keep Rabbi Eliyahu Out of Jerusalem RabbinateMeretz is conducting a campaign aimed at preventing Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu from being a candidate for Jerusalem Chief Rabbi
Tens of Thousands of Children Pray for Jonathan PollardIsraeli children across Israel pray for Jonathan Pollard's release, in event coordinated through religious elementary schools.
Rabbis: Pray for the Land of IsraelRenowned rabbis warn that the land of Israel could be split in ‘disastrous’ government plan.
Rabbi Backs Civil Disobedience over 'Meaningless' IDF OrdersRabbi Shmuel Eliyahu supports civil disobedience in the face of orders to leave one’s home.
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.
Rabbi Druckman: Attorney General "Harming Democratic Process"Leading rabbinic figure accuses AG of overstepping his jurisdiction in row over Sephardi Chief Rabbi candidate
Weinstein: Rabbi Eliyahu's Candidacy 'Inappropriate'A-G will tell Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu his candidacy for Chief Rabbi is inappropriate because of statements on renting land to Arabs.
Meretz MK Asks Court: Disqualify Rabbi EliyahuMK Isawi Frej says “racist” pronouncements by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu make him unfit for chief rabbi post.
Amalek? Rabbi 'Only Meant Bayit Yehudi Leaders'Sources in Rabbi Shalom Cohen's household: he did not mean to disparage the entire National-Religious public
A-G Warns Rabbi Eliyahu on Chief Rabbi BidAttorney General thinks Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, candidate for chief rabbi, has some explaining to do.
Attorney General to Question Rabbi EliyahuAttorney General Yehuda Weinstein is expected to summon chief rabbi candidate because of past statements regarding renting homes to Arabs.
Labor MK: Ban ‘Racist’ Rabbi from Rabbinate RaceMK Eitan Cabel accuses Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of racism, seeks to bar him from the race for Chief Rabbi.
Bayit Yehudi’s New Plan in Rabbinate RaceBayit Yehudi debates again on support for Chief Rabbi candidates.
Meretz MK Seeks to Disqualify Rabbi EliyahuMK Esawi Frij says Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu should be barred from Chief Rabbi race due to racism.
Rabbis Call to Obama ‘Free Pollard – Yes You Can!’Rabbis march in Jerusalem, call on U.S. President to free Jonathan Pollard. ‘Yes you can!’
Is 'Snitching' to the Tax Authorities a Sin?A major Jewish legal debate is shaping up over the permissibility of “snitching” to the tax authorities.
Rabbi Eliyahu Offers Inspiring Words at Fogel MemorialAt the memorial for the Fogel family, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu said that the ark in Mishkan Ehud looks like the entrance to the Holy Temple.