'Rabbis shouldn't destroy the Chief Rabbinate's framework'Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, Rabbi of Ramat Gan, slammed efforts to undermine the Rabbinate's kashrut system and privatize kashrut certification.
Reform Movement calls to sanction two leading rabbisReform Movement calls to punish Rabbis Yaakov Ariel and David Yosef for 'unfitting' statements against homosexuals, Women of the Wall.
Bnei Akiva: Stop the attacks and insultsBnei Akiva leaders signed off on a statement which begs "for an appropriate discourse...between brothers."
Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi Slams Attempts to Lift Kitniot BanRabbi Yaakov Ariel rails against recent calls for lifting of legumes ban on Passover: 'Could uproot the entire Halachic system.'
Liberal Anti-Family Laws are 'Modern Pharaoh's Decree'Rabbi Yaakov Ariel calls to strengthen family values, warns Israelis are marrying later and later.
'It is Forbidden to Treat Soldiers like Criminal Suspects'Rabbi Ariel slams talk of investigation of IDF for 'Hannibal Protocol'; blood of civilians who don't leave war zone 'on their own heads.'
'The Synagogue is not a Place to Meet Friends'Rabbi of Ramat Gan says that while the shul is the meeting place of the community, it is also a holy place.
Zionist Rabbi: Enlisting Women Dangerous, ImmoralRabbi Yaakov Ariel says forcing women to enlist in the IDF is immoral. ‘Women should not be subordinate.’
Rabbi Ariel: No Phones On in Synagogue – PeriodRabbi of Ramat Gan nixes cell phones in synagogue, even on ‘silent’ mode, and has warning for Torah pamphlets as well.
Rabbi Ariel: 'Banks are the Last Place to Borrow Money From'Ramat Gan's Chief Rabbi discusses Halachic prohibition against charging interest and "heter iska" with Arutz Sheva.
Bennett: Chief Rabbi Results Could Split Religious ZionistsThe results of the elections for Chief Rabbi may end up pulling the Bayit Yehudi party apart.
Rabbi Ariel: Don’t Go to Rabbis for Blessing – PrayRamat Gan rabbi denounces practice of going to rabbis for a special blessing in times of trouble.
Piron: I’m Protecting Rabbi Ariel – if He Ran, He Would LoseMinister Piron says he objects to Rabbi Ariel’s candidacy for the rabbi’s sake. 'He's above this.' Rabbi Druckman doesn't agree.
Bennett Working for Ariel-Amar DealArutz Sheva learned that Bennett met Netanyahu, Lieberman and Piron in attempts to get their support.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Endorses Rabbis Amar, ArielRabbis Shlomo Amar and Ya'akov Ariel were endorsed in their elections bids for Chief Rabbi by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
Rabbi of Samaria Throws Weight behind Rabbi ArielRabbi Elyakim Levanon calls on Bayit Yehudi MKs to appoint Rabbi Yaakov Ariel as Chief Rabbi
Has Netanyahu Agreed to Appoint Chief Rabbi Ariel?Prime Minister met Naftali Bennett, reportedly agreed to amend law so person over 70 could be appointed.
New Religious-Zionist Choice for Chief Rabbi Slot?Rabbi Yaakov Ariel may be named for chief rabbi post as no consensus is reached over three religious-Zionist candidates.
Zionist Rabbi: Hareidi Cities should Guard ThemselvesRabbi Yaakov Ariel: yeshiva students at Beitar Illit and Modiin Illit should not let others guard them.
Rabbi Ariel: Religious Jews Should Lead Social Justice CampaignThe religious community should be leading the social justice campaign and stood by too quietly in protests, says Ramat Gan Rabbi Ariel.
Rav Ariel: High Court Ruling on Outposts InvalidRabbi Yaakov Ariel slammed the High Court's recent ruling on demolitions in Yesha saying it runs contrary to Jewish law.
The Four Sons, the Leftist Elite, and the PA StateRabbi Yaakov Ariel discusses the connection between the Four Sons of the Haggadah and the PA state.
Rabbis Protest Police Summons over Controversial Torah WorkLeading rabbis convene to protest summons for rabbis who approved book on Torah law. Not all like the book, but defend right to support it.
‘Modern Rabbi Has to be Like Superman’Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi Yaakov Ariel was honored Tuesday not only for being steeped in Torah knowledge but also for knowing how to chat with youth.