'I wanted so badly to be Jewish'Hundreds of converts from the Ami Ulpan network gather at Western Wall ahead of Shavuot.
Top religious Zionist rabbis: Stop synagogue destructionLeading rabbis issue call urging all those who are capable to prevent demolition, emphasizing 'the Torah forbids destroying a synagogue.'
Rabbis meet at condemned Givat Ze'ev synagogueLeading Zionist rabbis discuss ways of preventing destruction of synagogue northwest of Jerusalem.
Religious Zionist Leader Urges: Murders Can't Happen AgainBnei Akiva chairman says Henkin murders have crossed a red line; Israel must have full sovereignty over Judea-Samaria.
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.
Bennett: I Will Represent Rabbi Riskin, if NeededEducation Minister Naftali Bennett slammed attempts to unseat Rabbi Shlomo Riskin as Efrat chief rabbi as 'unacceptable.'
R. Druckman: 'Unacceptable' Not to Extend R. Riskin's ContractThe Chief Rabbinate must use its administrative wisely - for it's own sake, said Rabbi Haim Druckman.
Rabbi Druckman Encourages Religious Zionists: Choose Jewish HomeBnei Akiva rabbi and leader notes that a vote for Jewish Home also ensures a Netanyahu government - but without compromising on values.
Rabbi Druckman: Intermarriage is a CatastropheLeading religious-Zionist rabbi says despite pain, there must be no violence at the mixed Jewish-Arab wedding.
Leading Rabbi: This War is God's War, and Israel Will WinChairman of Bnei Akiva and religious-Zionist leader Rabbi Haim Druckman gives special blessing to IDF, predicts victory through unity.
Bnei Akiva Leader Defends Rabbi Behind 'Revenge' CommentsRabbi Haim Druckman, Chairman of Bnei Akiva yeshivas, insists that controversial statement of Rabbi Perel simply expressed emotion.
Rabbis Call for Early Shabbat for the Sake of Kidnapped TeensRabbis from all streams issue united call for Jews to usher in Shabbat earlier as boys still missing after one week.
'Free Murderers So Enemies Will Agree to Talk to Us?'Chairman of Bnei Akiva notes that deal to free more terrorists, enact building freeze, 'would hurt our people the most.'
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.
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.
Religious Zionist Leader 'Shocked and Outraged' by Hareidi RallyAnother respected Religious Zionist joins the chorus of calls against the hareidi rally Sunday.
Rabbi Druckman: Lapid's Rabbi Diatribe 'First Class Chutzpah'Rabbi Haim Druckman says finance minister 'has forgotten we do not live in communist Russia.'
Rabbi Druckman: Attorney General "Harming Democratic Process"Leading rabbinic figure accuses AG of overstepping his jurisdiction in row over Sephardi Chief Rabbi candidate
Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?The move “completely contradicts the teachings of Rabbi Kook ztz”l,” says venerated Zionist rabbi.
Feiglin Proposes Move to Single Israel Chief RabbiLikud MK Moshe Feiglin says he plans to propose Israel move from two chief rabbis to the leadership of a sole chief rabbi.
MK Bennett: Rabbi Druckman is My Role ModelLeaders in religious Zionism explain what makes Rabbi Druckman such a unique figure.
Netanyahu Sings Praise of Rabbi Druckman, Religious ZionismVideo: Prime Minister in tribute to Rabbi Haim Druckman and the religious Zionist public sounded almost like Naftali Bennett.
Video: Rabbi Druckman – 'Hareidim Boycott Others Full-Time'Religious Zionist leader accuses hareidi spokesmen of hypocrisy in complaining about being left out of government.
More Than 4,000 Israeli Converts to Judaism in 2011More than 4,000 Gentiles converted to Judaism in Israel last year, according to government statistics.
Interview: Rabbi Haim DruckmanA7 had the opportunity to interview Rabbi Haim Druckman about the state of religious zionist shortly before he received the Israel Prize
Rabbi Druckman's Conversions UpheldThe Supreme Court has ruled that state will accept all conversions by Rabbi Haim Druckman and the special conversion courts in Israel
Rav Druckman: I've Signed 50,000 ConversionsPrime Minister meets Rav Haim Druckman, who is ending his term as Head of Conversion Array.
Rivlin Criticizes Rabbis' Letter; Rabbi Druckman Amends ItKnesset Speaker on decree against selling homes to Arabs: 'if this were said against Jews abroad, there would be an immediate hue and cry".
New Bill: Conversion According to Jewish LawKnesset Law Committee OKs first step of new conversion-to-Judaism law – stipulating for 1st time that conversions must be according to Jewish Law.
Tightening Zionist Ties with the State of IsraelYeshiva holds seminar to fight the alienation caused by Disengagement, Amona, outpost destructions, construction freeze, media antagonism etc.
Has Rabbi Druckman’s Refusal Stance Cost Him His Job?A day after the rabbi said soldiers must refuse orders to demolish Jewish homes, the Civil Commission fired him - “because of his age.”