Tzohar rabbinical organization

Rabbi's org initiates resolution of ethical election principles

Tzohar drafts ‘Resolution of Ethical Principles’ for Knesset candidates calling for process to be defined by integrity and mutual respect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2019, 8:43 PM

'Kashrut Law is bad; increases corruption'

Rabbi Rafi Feuerstein explains why he torpedoed MK Smotrich's law to improve kashrut: 'We demanded basic kosher package for traditionals.'Eliran Aharon, 8/29/2018, 5:04 PM

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

Why I support the private kashrut initiative of Tzohar rabbis

A wide public stands behind the rabbis of Tzohar, and therefore it is fitting and even obligatory for them to have a kashrut system.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 6/4/2018, 2:00 PM

Rabbi Lau: On religionization and incitement

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau addresses European Rabbi's conference, need to bring every Jew closer. Implicitly criticizes Tzohar rabbis.Hezki Baruch - Romania, 3/12/2018, 10:55 PM

Rabbis hold emergency meeting on alternative kashrut authority

Four senior Religious Zionist rabbis meet with Chief Rabbi to discuss concern about Tzohar's new private Kashrut supervision authority.Mordechai Sones, 3/11/2018, 3:55 PM

'Conservative Movement has taken over Tzohar'

'New kashrut authority is effort to supplant Orthodox Rabbinate with Conservative Movement,' claim senior Rabbinate officials.Mordechai Sones, 2/27/2018, 5:51 PM

'They're trying to undermine the Rabbinate'

Shas MK attacks Tzohar rabbis following establishment of alternative kashrut, 'They didn't accept losing the Chief Rabbinate elections.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2018, 4:29 PM

Rabbinical org opens Tel Aviv marriage registration branch

Tzohar rabbinical organization opens marriage registration branch in Tel Aviv in cooperation with local rabbinate.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 12/26/2017, 4:20 PM

Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Rabbinical organization to engaged couples: Make accessibility a priority for your wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 2:04 PM

Israeli program brings religious, secular together on Shavuot

Shavuot classes in Israeli homes meant to bring religious, secular neighbors togetherJTA, 5/30/2017, 5:25 PM

Former chief rabbi Metzger will not address rabbinic conference

Former chief rabbi Yonah Metzger backs out of participation in rabbinic conferenceYoel Domb, 1/26/2017, 11:25 AM

Tzohar: Force-feeding prisoners is right

Tzohar rabbinical organization supports Supreme Court ruling upholding the forced feeding of security prisoners on hunger strike.Yedidya Ben-Or, 9/12/2016, 12:51 PM

Prominent Rabbi meets Rabbi Lookstein, pledges full support

President and Founder of the influential Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, Rabbi David Stav, meets with R' Lookstein to pledge support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 10:20 AM

Watch: How do you say 'Shema Yisrael' in sign language?

Attending synagogue is something most religious Jews take for granted - but a new initiative reminds them not everyone is so fortunate.Ari Soffer, 12/3/2015, 2:40 PM

Report: Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Faces Deposal

Sources say Chief Rabbinate looking to get rid of Efrat's veteran Chief Rabbi; Tzohar threatens to fight any moves to do so.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 9:26 PM

Tzohar Under Fire for 'Excluding Reform' from Shavuot Event

Orthodox rabbinical group attacked by left-wing activists for not including non-Orthodox speakers at upcoming Tikun Leil event.Yedidya Ben-Or and Hannah Kestenbaum, 5/18/2015, 11:15 AM

Rabbinical Org. Urges Religious to Reclaim Sex-Education

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization hosts special session, says Torah community must reclaim topic from 'less appropriate' sources.Cynthia Blank, 1/29/2015, 12:42 PM

Tel Aviv Synagogue Vandalized, Leftists Suspected

Vandals burn books, write graffiti against Jewish State bill at synagogue identified with Tzohar Rabbis.Gil Ronen, 11/30/2014, 9:01 PM

Rabbinical Support for Prime Minister Netanyahu

PM meets with Tzohar rabbis in mutual show of gratitude and support.Hezki Baruch, Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 9/4/2014, 2:46 AM

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Tunnel threat in the north. Murdered reporter was Jewish and Israeli. Annexation or registration? Rabbis meet the Prime Minister.Yoni Kempinski, 9/4/2014, 1:13 AM

Tzohar Calls on Diaspora Communities to Fly Israeli Flag

Rabbi David Stav, Tzohar chairman, calls on global support for Israel - both abroad and by visiting the Jewish state.Tova Dvorin, 8/1/2014, 10:15 AM

Annual Tzohar Conference 'Connecting the People to Judaism'

Religious-Zionist group hopes 'to make Israel more Jewish'; Rabbi David Stav cites unprecedented thirst for Judaism.Yoni Kempinski and Benny Moshe, 7/30/2014, 2:20 PM

Tekuma Rabbis: Vote Against Tzohar

The Rabbis of the Tekuma Party have issued a letter urging MKs against the Tzohar bill, which is slated today for a Knesset voteTova Dvorin, 10/28/2013, 12:50 PM

Anger as Shas Head Compares Rabbi to 'Idol in Temple'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef says choosing Rabbi Stav as Chief Rabbi would be ‘like putting an idol in the sanctuary.’Maayana Miskin, 6/16/2013, 1:43 PM

Bayit Yehudi Endorses Rabbi Stav for Chief Rabbi

Religious Zionist party votes to support relatively liberal candidate for Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi.Gil Ronen, 6/2/2013, 5:38 PM

Rabbis Open Hotline for Southern Israel

The Tzohar rabbinic organization has opened a hotline for residents of southern Israel seeking Judaism, psychological boost. Maayana Miskin, 11/20/2012, 6:45 PM

Campaign: Connect with Chief Rabbinate

The Tzohar organization undertakes a PR campaign to connect the Chief Rabbinate to the Israeli public. It is even on Facebook.Maayana Miskin, 8/24/2012, 9:28 AM

Tzohar Conference Deals with Modern Educational Challenges

Annual conference by the Tzohar organization focused on how parents should deal with the challenges of the Facebook generation.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 7/30/2012, 5:15 AM

Video: Tzohar Presents 'User-Friendly Circumcision'

The Tzohar Rabbinic Organization has launched a new effort to assist parents circumcising their sons according to Jewish law.Yoni Kempinski, 7/11/2012, 7:30 AM

ZAKA, Tzohar Bring Jews Together on Purim

On the holiday of Purim, ZAKA and Tzohar join together to bring Israel's hareidim and secular close together through food packages.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/2/2012, 3:16 AM