Jewish Home party approves unity deal with New Right

Rabbi Haim Druckman says Jewish Home continues to lead religious Zionism after unity agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 10:59 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Right-wing parties need to run together

Israel isn't an 'occupation,' right-wing parties need to unite to guard to land, Religious Zionist rabbi says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2019, 10:02 AM

'For the sake of truth, action was necessary'

In letter to (anonymous) philanthropist, Rabbi Druckman explains for the first time why he remained silent over Rabbi Moti Alon saga.Rabbi Haim Druckman, 1/13/2019, 3:00 PM

Leading rabbi: Release the youths, they are not terrorists

Rabbi Haim Druckman, in unprecedented criticism of police, Shin Bet and their methods, issues call to prime minister.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2019, 9:01 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Support the religious Zionist list

Leaders of Jewish Home and National Union decide to continue their partnership and run as one list in the upcoming elections.Hezki Baruch, 12/30/2018, 1:23 AM

Rabbi Druckman: Conversion Law is good

Rabbi Haim Druckman says Moshe Nissim's Conversion Law outline would solve issue of illegitimate conversions, should not be opposed.Benny Toker, 7/18/2018, 8:47 PM

'On Tu B'Shvat eat fruits from Land of Israel'

Rabbis call upon public to eat fruit from Israel on Tu B'Shvat. 'It strengthens Jewish agriculture, celebrates love of Land and its fruits.'Mordechai Sones, 1/28/2018, 4:00 PM

'IDF enlistment contingent on preserving way of life'

Rabbi of Jerusalem sends letter to Chief of Staff explaining religious soldiers 'hurt by trend of integrating girls into fighting units.'Mordechai Sones, 1/19/2018, 2:12 AM

Rabbis urge High Court to reject Reform demands on Western Wall

Senior Religious Zionist rabbis call on Supreme Court to reject Reform petition to alter Western Wall status quo.Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 9:05 PM

National religious rabbis express support for Netanyahu

PM meets national religious rabbis. 'You built up the economy, and did anyone say thank you?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2017, 6:10 PM

'My heart cries out - don't surrender to terror'

Or Etzion yeshiva head calls on PM not to succumb to pressure: 'Had there been magnetometers, the two policemen would not have been killed.'Mordechai Sones, 7/20/2017, 2:46 PM

'We embrace the Druze community'

Bnei Akiva's Rabbi Druckman pays condolence visit to murdered police officer's family.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2017, 4:15 PM

Bennett saves religious Zionist yeshiva high school

Heavy pressure exerted by Education Minister leads to meeting in which decades-old yeshiva high is saved from Defense Ministry closure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2017, 3:48 PM

Will Liberman allow Ohr Etzion IDF yeshiva to remain open?

Defense Minister meets Rosh Yeshiva of pre-military yeshiva slated for closure after Defense Ministry decides to end funding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2017, 11:57 AM

Rabbi Haim Druckman slams Liberman over yeshiva closure

Rabbi says non-religious army preparatory programs to be allowed to remain while yeshiva will be forced to close is discrimination.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2017, 9:55 PM

Bennett: Study Torah for at least a year before enlisting

Naftali Bennett told twelfth-graders to invest at least a year in meaningful Torah study before they enlist in the army.Yoel Domb, 1/11/2017, 9:28 PM

Rabbi Druckman: UN resolution a "historic opportunity"

Rabbi Druckman calls on Prime Minister to apply Israeli sovereignty to “Area C” in light of the UN resolution and the new US government.Shimon Cohen, 12/25/2016, 9:33 PM

'Court wanted to bring Amona residents to their knees'

Rabbi Haim Druckman criticizes Supreme Court for demanding unconditional response from Amona residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 9:57 PM

Rabbi Druckman calls on Amona residents to accept arrangement

Rabbi Druckman, a senior Religious Zionist rabbi has called on Amona residents to accept government arrangement .Chezky Baruch, 12/14/2016, 8:18 PM

Amona leaders meet with Jewish Home MKs

Amona leaders met with Jewish Home ministers and MKs at the home of Rabbi Haim Druckman to discuss solutions for residents of Amona.Uzi Baruch, 12/11/2016, 8:30 PM

'Where were the Arabs for the past 20 years?'

Rabbi Druckman says destroying Amona a gross injustice, asks why Arab 'landowner' did not make a claim until now.Ido Ben Porat, 11/11/2016, 11:15 AM

Bnei Akiva: Stop the attacks and insults

Bnei Akiva leaders signed off on a statement which begs "for an appropriate discourse...between brothers."Rachel Kaplan, 7/21/2016, 4:25 PM

Rabbi Druckman: It's pure libel

Rabbi Haim Druckman applauds the strengthening religious establishment, in light of the media storm surrounding IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal KarimRachel Kaplan, 7/13/2016, 2:10 PM

'I wanted so badly to be Jewish'

Hundreds of converts from the Ami Ulpan network gather at Western Wall ahead of Shavuot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 2:41 PM

Top rabbis: Stop synagogue destruction

Leading rabbis issue call urging all those who are capable to prevent demolition, emphasizing 'the Torah forbids destroying a synagogue.'Ido Ben-Porat, 11/13/2015, 11:42 AM

Rabbis meet at condemned Givat Ze'ev synagogue

Leading Zionist rabbis discuss ways of preventing destruction of synagogue northwest of Jerusalem.Eliran Aharon, 11/12/2015, 11:01 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Murders Can't Happen Again

Bnei Akiva chairman says Henkin murders have crossed a red line; Israel must have full sovereignty over Judea-Samaria.Haim Lev, 10/2/2015, 3:44 PM

Bnei Akiva Is 'The Greatest Matchmaker'

Head of the Bnei Akiva Yeshivas Center, Rabbi Haim Druckman, will be honored as the movement celebrates 85th anniversary.Arutz Sheva, 5/28/2015, 4:20 PM

Bennett: I Will Represent Rabbi Riskin, if Needed

Education Minister Naftali Bennett slammed attempts to unseat Rabbi Shlomo Riskin as Efrat chief rabbi as 'unacceptable.'Moshe Cohen, 5/28/2015, 11:26 AM

R. Druckman: Extend R. Riskin's Contract

The Chief Rabbinate must use its administrative wisely - for it's own sake, said Rabbi Haim Druckman.Moshe Cohen, 5/27/2015, 9:09 PM

Rabbi Druckman to Voters: Choose Jewish Home

Bnei Akiva rabbi and leader notes that a vote for Jewish Home also ensures a Netanyahu government - but without compromising on values.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 3/16/2015, 4:52 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Intermarriage is a Catastrophe

Leading religious-Zionist rabbi says despite pain, there must be no violence at the mixed Jewish-Arab wedding.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 8/17/2014, 9:42 PM

Rabbi: This War is God's War, and Israel Will Win

Chairman of Bnei Akiva and religious-Zionist leader Rabbi Haim Druckman gives special blessing to IDF, predicts victory through unity.Benny Toker, 7/25/2014, 2:27 PM

Bnei Akiva Leader Defends 'Revenge' Comments

Rabbi Haim Druckman, Chairman of Bnei Akiva yeshivas, insists that controversial statement of Rabbi Perel simply expressed emotion.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/8/2014, 2:31 PM

Rabbis Call for Early Shabbat for Kidnapped Teens

Rabbis from all streams issue united call for Jews to usher in Shabbat earlier as boys still missing after one week.Yishai Karov and Ari Soffer, 6/19/2014, 12:45 PM

'Free Murderers So Enemies Will Talk To Us?'

Chairman of Bnei Akiva notes that deal to free more terrorists, enact building freeze, 'would hurt our people the most.'Hezki Baruch, 4/11/2014, 11:48 AM

Association of Community Rabbis Skips March

Group headed by Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu cancels plans to attend until Yated Ne'eman retracts incitement against Religious Zionist leader.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 2:53 PM

Prayer Rally or Demonstration of Hate?

While official organizers of today's 'million man march' claim it's a prayer rally, hareidi newspaper headline shows otherwise.Tova Dvorin, 3/2/2014, 11:35 AM

Rabbi 'Shocked and Outraged' over Hareidi Rally

Another respected Religious Zionist joins the chorus of calls against the hareidi rally Sunday.Tova Dvorin, 3/1/2014, 9:21 PM

Lapid's Rabbi Diatribe 'First Class Chutzpah'

Rabbi Haim Druckman says finance minister 'has forgotten we do not live in communist Russia.'Gil Ronen, 1/12/2014, 10:04 PM

Attorney General "Harming Democratic Process"

Leading rabbinic figure accuses AG of overstepping his jurisdiction in row over Sephardi Chief Rabbi candidateGil Ronen, 7/17/2013, 12:15 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?

The move “completely contradicts the teachings of Rabbi Kook ztz”l,” says venerated Zionist rabbi.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 1:22 PM

Feiglin Proposes Move to Single Israel Chief Rabbi

Likud MK Moshe Feiglin says he plans to propose Israel move from two chief rabbis to the leadership of a sole chief rabbi.Chana Ya'ar, 4/18/2013, 12:10 PM

MK Bennett: Rabbi Druckman is My Role Model

Leaders in religious Zionism explain what makes Rabbi Druckman such a unique figure.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 3/12/2013, 11:33 AM

Netanyahu Sings Praise of Religious Zionism

Video: Prime Minister in tribute to Rabbi Haim Druckman and the religious Zionist public sounded almost like Naftali Bennett.Gil Ronen & Yoni Kempinski, 3/11/2013, 11:09 AM

Rabbi Druckman: Hareidim Boycott Others Full-Time

Religious Zionist leader accuses hareidi spokesmen of hypocrisy in complaining about being left out of government.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 3/10/2013, 8:34 PM

More Than 4,000 Converts to Judaism in 2011

More than 4,000 Gentiles converted to Judaism in Israel last year, according to government statistics.Hana Levi Julian, 6/17/2012, 2:25 PM

Interview: Rabbi Haim Druckman

A7 had the opportunity to interview Rabbi Haim Druckman about the state of religious zionist shortly before he received the Israel PrizeA7 Hebrew Service, 4/27/2012, 2:33 PM

Rabbi Druckman's Conversions Upheld

The Supreme Court has ruled that state will accept all conversions by Rabbi Haim Druckman and the special conversion courts in IsraelGabe Kahn, 4/25/2012, 5:57 PM

Rav Druckman: I've Signed 50,000 Conversions

Prime Minister meets Rav Haim Druckman, who is ending his term as Head of Conversion Array.Gil Ronen, 2/8/2012, 7:46 PM

Rivlin Fires at Rabbis' Letter

Knesset Speaker on decree against selling homes to Arabs: 'if this were said against Jews abroad, there would be an immediate hue and cry". Gil Ronen, 12/14/2010, 5:21 PM

Halakhic Conversion Law

Knesset Law Committee OKs first step of new conversion-to-Judaism law – stipulating for 1st time that conversions must be according to Jewish Law. Hillel Fendel, 7/12/2010, 6:11 PM

Feeding Religious-Zionist Fires

Yeshiva holds seminar to fight the alienation caused by Disengagement, Amona, outpost destructions, construction freeze, media antagonism etc.Hillel Fendel, 6/2/2010, 10:18 PM

Refusal Stance Leads to Firing?

A day after the rabbi said soldiers must refuse orders to demolish Jewish homes, the Civil Commission fired him - “because of his age.”Hillel Fendel, 1/13/2010, 11:25 AM