'It is important that the rabbis be heard'

'It is important that the rabbis be heard'

Bet El Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Zalman Melamed: rabbis must navigate the media more effectively because the media misrepresents their positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2018, 4:23 PM
Rabbis urge cancelling Tzohar rabbis' ordination

Rabbis urge cancelling Tzohar rabbis' ordination

Group of prominent rabbis try and fail to arrange cooperation between Tzohar rabbis and the Chief Rabbinate.Ido Ben Porat, 6/20/2018, 3:16 PM
Beit El rabbi: Don't give more than 2-3 mishloach manot packages

Beit El rabbi: Don't give more than 2-3 mishloach manot packages

Rabbi Zalman Melamed says those who receive mishloach manot packages should not return the gift.Refael Levi, 2/28/2018, 4:34 PM
'More empty promises - I don't believe Netanyahu'

'More empty promises - I don't believe Netanyahu'

Beit El Yeshiva dean believes PM will renege on latest promise to build 300 homes in his community and will find more excuses for delays.Uzi Baruch, 6/22/2017, 10:14 PM
'We expect Bennett to take up the reins'

'We expect Bennett to take up the reins'

Rosh Yeshiva of Beit El Yeshiva says he expects Education Minister to pass Regulation Law and establish Israeli sovereignty.Eliran Aharon, 2/5/2017, 10:51 PM
King David's response to the UN's anti-Israel resolution

King David's response to the UN's anti-Israel resolution

Yeshivat Beit El hosted President Rivlin on Hanukkah, and Yeshiva Dean Rabbi Melamed read aloud Psalms apparently composed for the occasion.Hillel Fendel, 12/28/2016, 2:12 AM
PA resurrects poisoned well blood libel

PA resurrects poisoned well blood libel

PA fabricates call by Israeli rabbi allegedly calling on 'settlers' to poison Arab water - then uses it to call for international sanctions.Ari Soffer, 6/20/2016, 5:16 PM
Women in Green: 'Only plan is that land is ours'

Women in Green: 'Only plan is that land is ours'

Rabbi Zalman Melamed and Arutz Sheva CEO meet with Women in Green in park commemorating kidnapped teens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2016, 9:40 AM
Top rabbis: Stop synagogue destruction

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
Leading Rabbi to Jewish Home: Stop the Lip Service

Leading Rabbi to Jewish Home: Stop the Lip Service

Rabbi Melamed of Beit El urges Jewish Home to cut contact with coalition - and then the government approved 300 more units.Shimon Cohen, 7/29/2015, 12:40 PM
Rabbi Melamed: Jewish Home Does Listen to Rabbis

Rabbi Melamed: Jewish Home Does Listen to Rabbis

Rabbi Zalman Melamed says all issues between Jewish Home and senior rabbis in Religious Zionist community have been resolved.Yaakov Levi, 2/19/2015, 2:05 PM
Rabbi: IDF Must Get Ruthless over Abducted Teens

Rabbi: IDF Must Get Ruthless over Abducted Teens

Dean of Beit El yeshiva calls for IDF to stop pulling punches; 'if world gets angry and condemns, let them. Our response is just.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 3:33 PM
Rabbi: Break the Wall Isolating Hareidi Community

Rabbi: Break the Wall Isolating Hareidi Community

Rabbi Zalman Melamed: we want unity with hareidi community, but first they need to end the disrespect.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 8:23 AM
Rabbi of Beit El: We've been Deceived

Rabbi of Beit El: We've been Deceived

Leading Zionist rabbi says Bayit Yehudi was wrong to make a pact with Yesh Atid, bemoans yeshiva budgets.Gil Ronen, 9/9/2013, 1:52 PM
Rabbi Melamed: Don't Force Hareidim into Military

Rabbi Melamed: Don't Force Hareidim into Military

Dean of Beit El Yeshiva: financial sanctions and coerced enlistment will contribute nothing.Gil Ronen, 2/19/2013, 3:07 PM
Likud Admits to Rabbi-Bashing Campaign

Likud Admits to Rabbi-Bashing Campaign

Likud admits it was behind campaign to bash rabbis who support the Jewish Home party as extremists. Maayana Miskin, 1/6/2013, 11:22 AM
Rabbi Piron Apologizes for 'Radical Rabbis' Swipe

Rabbi Piron Apologizes for 'Radical Rabbis' Swipe

Yesh Atid rabbi warned against the influence of rabbis Lior and Melamed in the next Knesset.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2013, 8:15 PM
Rabbi Melamed: Spiritual and Religious Struggle

Rabbi Melamed: Spiritual and Religious Struggle

Rabbi Zalman Melamed strengthens the IDF soldiers who are defending Israel against Hamas’ ongoing rocket attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2012, 4:12 AM
National Union, Jewish Home in Unity Conference

National Union, Jewish Home in Unity Conference

Religious Zionist MKs rev up the engines; vow to run in a united Knesset list.Hezki Baruch & Gil Ronen, 10/18/2012, 9:23 PM
Rel.-Zionist Sages: Solve Enlistment Peacefully

Rel.-Zionist Sages: Solve Enlistment Peacefully

Leaders of religious Zionism meet, issue declaration: solution must not be achieved in "violent" manner.Gil Ronen, 7/10/2012, 9:14 PM
New, Larger Ulpana Neighborhood Dedication Today

New, Larger Ulpana Neighborhood Dedication Today

Rav Melamed: Today we will dedicate a new neighborhood in Beit El, inside the base, a plot that is 2.5 or 3 times larger than this one.Gil Ronen, 6/26/2012, 10:15 AM
Last Prayers for Ulpana Expulsion Victims

Last Prayers for Ulpana Expulsion Victims

Beit El’s rabbi joined Ulpana neighborhood expulsion victims for their last morning prayers before Tuesday’s expulsion.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/26/2012, 8:37 AM
Rav Melamed: No Solution is Perfect

Rav Melamed: No Solution is Perfect

Beit El's rabbi presides over special Yom Kippur Katan prayer session at Ulpana neighborhood.Gil Ronen, 6/19/2012, 8:45 PM
Beit El Rabbi: Some Fights Can’t be Won

Beit El Rabbi: Some Fights Can’t be Won

Rabbi Zalman Melamed talks about Ulpana demolition, “They’re taking one of my children, and promising ten in return.”Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2012, 9:14 AM
Rabbis Call for Harsh Protest over Givat HaUlpana

Rabbis Call for Harsh Protest over Givat HaUlpana

Rabbis lament "destruction for destruction's sake." Will homes be sealed off instead of moved? Gil Ronen, 6/11/2012, 1:36 PM
MK Katz Joining Ulpana Hunger Strike

MK Katz Joining Ulpana Hunger Strike

NU leader warns: "If Regulation Laws do not pass, 9,000 homes will be razed and 70,000 Jews evicted."Gil Ronen, 5/31/2012, 7:56 PM
Rabbi Melamed: Come Support the Regulation Law

Rabbi Melamed: Come Support the Regulation Law

Beit El chief rabbi Zalman Melamed has called on Israelis to visit hunger strikers at the Knesset protest tent to support the regulation lawGabe Kahn, 5/31/2012, 2:50 PM
Beit El's Rabbi Melamed Bakes Matzot

Beit El's Rabbi Melamed Bakes Matzot

Rabbi Zalman Melamed of Beit El visited a local bakery and personally took part in baking matzot for the holiday of Passover.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 4/4/2012, 7:15 AM
Har Bracha Dedicates Two New Neighborhoods

Har Bracha Dedicates Two New Neighborhoods

Har Bracha in Shomron continues to grow, with two new neighborhoods. Ed. Min. Saar was there: Peace shouldn't mean moving Jews.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/2/2012, 4:12 AM
Beit El Rabbi: No Apology Due Over Base Incident

Beit El Rabbi: No Apology Due Over Base Incident

Rav Zalman Melamed says violence at base was wrong but there is no need for rabbis to apologize over something they did not do.Gil Ronen, 12/18/2011, 9:25 PM
Rabbis, MKs Meet to Prevent Demolitions

Rabbis, MKs Meet to Prevent Demolitions

Religious Zionist rabbis held a meeting in the Knesset with nationalist MKs and asked them to work to prevent the upcoming demolitions.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2011, 8:35 AM
Rabbi Melamed: ‘For Shame!’

Rabbi Melamed: ‘For Shame!’

Rabbi Zalman Melamed: the arrest of Rabbi Dov Lior shames the State of Israel, the police and prosecution.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2011, 7:56 PM
‘We Will Fight for Tzfat’

‘We Will Fight for Tzfat’

Rabbis visit Tzfat to strengthen Jewish sovereignty in the city.Elad Benari and Yoni Kempinski, 1/10/2011, 2:20 AM
Rabbi Melamed Supports Rally

Rabbi Melamed Supports Rally

Rabbi Zalman Melamed calls on the public to attend the mass Hareidi rally against the Supreme Court over the Emanuel conflict.Eli Stutz, 6/17/2010, 3:19 PM
Barak's Hesder Ultimatum Ends

Barak's Hesder Ultimatum Ends

Several Hesder students in Har Brachah, headed by Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, say they refuse to quit their yeshiva, and face possible jail time.Hillel Fendel, 3/24/2010, 1:46 PM
R' Melamed: I Did Not Back Down

R' Melamed: I Did Not Back Down

As behind-the-scenes efforts continue to restore Yeshivat Har Bracha to Hesder status, Rabbi Melamed explains that he did not change his mind.Hillel Fendel, 12/21/2009, 1:28 PM
Rabbis Battle Missionary Bakery

Rabbis Battle Missionary Bakery

After High Court says bakery owned by missionary must receive kashrut certificate, Rabbi Melamed calls for uncompromising stand against the court.Avraham Zuroff, 7/22/2009, 2:48 PM