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Hundreds Attend Halakhic Conference in Jerusalem

Hundreds attend annual Halakhic conference in Jerusalem; 'Jewish law requires special conduct in all aspects of public life.'Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 11:47 AM

Halakhic-Medical Expert Rabbi David Feldman Passes

Rabbi Feldman of New Jersey, 'one of the pioneers in medicine and halakha in our generation,' passes away at 85.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2014, 9:59 PM

How Do the Sick and Pregnant Observe Yom Kippur?

Chief Rabbi Lau explains the ins and outs of the Day of Atonement fast, regarding who can eat and how.Orli Harari, Ari Yashar, 10/3/2014, 9:09 AM

How to Observe Shabbat Under Rocket Fire

Chief Rabbi Lau releases guidelines to help know what is and isn't permissible on Shabbat under threat of Gaza rockets.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 7/11/2014, 3:44 PM

A Halachic Guide to Yom Kippur

Rabbi Baruch Efrati offers a halachic overview of the laws of Judaism's holiest day.Arutz Sheva, 9/13/2013, 1:04 PM

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"

Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.Maayana Miskin, 7/24/2013, 1:42 PM

Writing Responsa Online: Benefits and Pitfalls

Rabbis and teachers who answer questions on Jewish law on the Internet gathered to discuss their work and the challenges they face.Yoni Kempinski, 2/11/2013, 9:01 AM

Preventing Future Prisoner Deals

If an enemy of Israel takes a hostage, we must go to battle for him, otherwise they will step-up their efforts to strike at us. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 10/29/2011, 7:56 PM

Israeli Judges 'Look Down' on Jewish Civil Law?

Dr. Aviad Hacohen found that many Israeli judges look down on the use of Jewish law. His college offers an alternative.Elad Benari, 8/15/2011, 1:14 AM

Circumcision Ban? Not so Fast

Superior Court Judge Giorgi puts a spoke in the wheel of the San Francisco anti-circumcision proposal.David Ben Yacov, 7/28/2011, 8:27 PM

Rabbi Melamed Publishes New Book

Hundreds took part this week in the launching of two new volumes of the practical halakhic series Peninei Halachah by Rabbi Eliezer Melamed.Elad Benari, 2/11/2011, 5:07 AM

IDF Technology and Jewish Law

IDF Rabbinate and Technology Conference: Technological developments which solve problems that contradict religious observance during army serviceYoni Kempinski, 11/3/2010, 1:25 PM

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

The Prohibition Against Smoking

What does Jewish law have to say about smoking? Is it permissible or forbidden?Rabbi Eliezer Melammed, 6/25/2010, 9:53 AM

16-Year-Old May Not Marry

A court has turned down a request by two sets of parents who want their children to marry even though the prospective bride is not yet 17.Hillel Fendel, 7/8/2009, 11:26 AM