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Rabbi Meir Mazuz

News and updates about Rabbi Meir Mazuz

Rabbi Mazuz:

Why do Arabs not hold 'Pride Parades'?

Rabbi Meir Mazuz urges all Pride Parades canceled: 'It is all about abominations, it is all about repulsiveness, it is all filth, it is all stupidity, it is all ignorance, it is all foolishness.'

Why do Arabs not hold 'Pride Parades'?

Rabbi Mazuz: Torah learners are exempted from enlistment

Former PM David Ben Gurion exempted Torah learners from enlistment 'so that he would not worse than Vespasian,' Rabbi Meir Mazuz says.

Rabbi Mazuz: Torah learners are exempted from enlistment

Leading rabbi:

A sukkah in Bnei Brak? No obligation to sleep in it

Rabbi Meir Mazuz discusses Jewish law on sukkahs in Bnei Brak, in light of rodents plaguing the city.

A sukkah in Bnei Brak? No obligation to sleep in it

Leading rabbi released from hospital after undergoing tests

Rabbi Meir Mazuz, hospitalized Monday evening, is released from Bnei Brak medical center following a series of tests.

Leading rabbi released from hospital after undergoing tests

Leading rabbi hospitalized after feeling unwell

Rabbi Meir Mazuz reveals to students that he suffers 'difficult tribulations,' blesses them 'may you not know such things.'

Leading rabbi hospitalized after feeling unwell

Rabbi Mazuz:

Opposition isn't able to stop worshipping Aharon Barak as idol

Negotiations in President's Residence will not bring sides to agreements, Rabbi Mazuz says.

Opposition isn't able to stop worshipping Aharon Barak as idol

Haredi rabbi vs Liberman:

'What is Jewish about you? You don't know a word of Torah'

Prominent rabbi laments lack of Jewish education in state schools, pushes back on Liberman's demands for secular studies in haredi schools.

'What is Jewish about you? You don't know a word of Torah'

29 Years Later

Haredi rabbi lauds Baruch Goldstein

'Thanks to him, a great danger was averted,' says Rabbi Meir Mazuz, dean of the Kisse Rahamim yeshiva.

Haredi rabbi lauds Baruch Goldstein

Rabbi responds to uproar:

'The Torah forbids gay relations, what do you want from me?'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz responds to uproar over his criticism last week of Pride Parades and Knesset Speaker Ohana.

'The Torah forbids gay relations, what do you want from me?'

Following criticism

Gay Knesset Speaker: May I never fail in hatred

MK Amir Ohana responds to recent criticism directed at him by rabbis.

Gay Knesset Speaker: May I never fail in hatred

The Rabbis are worried:

The World Cup instead of Hanukkah candles

Rabbi Meir Mazuz and additional rabbis published a letter asking not to postpone lighting candles to watch the game.

The World Cup instead of Hanukkah candles

President Herzog responds to Rabbi Mazuz: A red line was crossed

Israeli President says accusing fellow Israelis of being like Nazis unacceptable following controversial statements by leading rabbi.

President Herzog responds to Rabbi Mazuz: A red line was crossed

Rabbi who compared ministers to Nazis: 'I was misunderstood'

'We must respect every person - we can hate the action, but not the person,' Rabbi Meir Mazuz says.

Rabbi who compared ministers to Nazis: 'I was misunderstood'

Bennett: We must never compare our brethren to our oppressors

PM responds to statements by Rabbi Meir Mazuz that Lapid, Liberman are "worse than the Nazis."

Bennett: We must never compare our brethren to our oppressors

Kosher reform

Rabbi: 'Don't lend a hand to those who destroy Judaism'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz joins haredi rabbis, says rabbi who grants kosher supervision outside city of residence should not be relied on.

Rabbi: 'Don't lend a hand to those who destroy Judaism'

'Yamina MK defied Rabbi Mazuz in vote for budget'

Did Rabbi Mazuz gave his blessing to MK Kalfon to vote for budget? According to the rabbi's staff the rabbi instructed to vote ‘against’

'Yamina MK defied Rabbi Mazuz in vote for budget'

Senior haredi rabbi: New gov't should be 'erased from the world'

'Bennett government is taking from haredi children to give money to Arabs,' says Rabbi Meir Mazuz, dean of the Kisse Rahamim yeshiva.

Senior haredi rabbi: New gov't should be 'erased from the world'

Rabbi Mazuz: Smotrich will pay for his deeds

Head of Kisei Rahamim yeshiva attacks head of Religious Zionism party for refusal to form right-wing government with Arabs.

Rabbi Mazuz: Smotrich will pay for his deeds

'So long as Lapid barks too much, G-d's wrath is in the world'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz says Yesh Atid's chief MK Lapid brings G-d's wrath on the people, 'proves' it by using numerical value of Hebrew letters.

'So long as Lapid barks too much, G-d's wrath is in the world'

'We're missing one vote'

Leading Sephardic rabbi pushes support for Religious Zionism party. 'Otherwise tens of thousands of votes will be lost.'

'We're missing one vote'

'Without a vaccine - don't come in at all'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz instructs: 'Everyone learning in yeshivas should receive coronavirus vaccine.'

'Without a vaccine - don't come in at all'

Netanyahu meets leading Sephardic rabbi

Ahead of Likud primaries, PM Netanyahu meets Rabbi Meir Mazuz, the head of the Kisse Rahamim yeshiva and a leading Sephardic rabbi.

Netanyahu meets leading Sephardic rabbi

Leading Sephardic rabbi: I will not interfere in the elections

Rabbi Meir Mazuz,refuses request to instruct followers to vote for Shas in Tuesday's elections.

Leading Sephardic rabbi: I will not interfere in the elections

Police complaint to silence Rabbi Meir Mazuz

Blue and White Party members complain to police against Rabbi Mazuz for remarks against their tendencies in election video.

Police complaint to silence Rabbi Meir Mazuz

'Money preferable to chickens for Kapparot'

Leading rabbi Meir Mazuz says it is preferable to observe the pre-Yom Kippur custom with money rather than chickens.

'Money preferable to chickens for Kapparot'

Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

'Why does it bother him to see Jews eating matzah?' asks Rabbi Meir Mazuz after ex-Ariel university professor slams Jews over tradition.

Yahad rabbi takes on professor over anti-Passover rant

Leading rabbi says Shabbat observance key to pop star's success

'Maybe I'll invite him to my Yeshiva. Omer Adam proves that Shabbat observance pays.'

Leading rabbi says Shabbat observance key to pop star's success

Leading haredi rabbi calls for fasting over drought

Leading haredi rabbi calls for public fast day over lack of rainfall in Israel. 'The Holy One is angry at us.'

Leading haredi rabbi calls for fasting over drought

Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Shas head denies swirling rumors that it will run with former leader Eli Yishai's Yahad party. 'We don't need reinforcements.'

Aryeh Deri denies that Shas will run with Eli Yishai

Eli Yishai doesn't rule out running with Shas

Despite ugly in-fighting, former Shas head Eli Yishai says he would run with party in order to help Shas cross electoral threshold.

Eli Yishai doesn't rule out running with Shas

Soccer players to haredim: Allow us to keep Shabbat

Group of Israeli soccer players meets with haredi sage Rabbi Meir Mazuz, implores him to help stop Shabbat games.

Soccer players to haredim: Allow us to keep Shabbat

Shas and Yahad to merge?

Son of Shas' spiritual head meets with Rabbi Meir Mazuz from Eli Yishai's party, reportedly offers to merge two warring parties.

Shas and Yahad to merge?

Feuding Sephardi haredi rabbis meet to resolve differences

Rabbis meet for first time since contentious elections in 2015 caused a split between the top authorities in the Sephardi haredi world.

Feuding Sephardi haredi rabbis meet to resolve differences

Rabbi Meir Mazuz:

'Reform not Jewish'

'After failing in Germany, Reformers want to dig in their claws like the pig did to Jerusalem's walls'.

'Reform not Jewish'

Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Prominent rabbi slams army order to integrate women into combat positions. 'They're destroying the Nation of Israel.'

Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

'Haredim are constantly fighting each other over everything'

Rabbi Meir Mazuz says divisiveness harming haredi community, slams radical anti-draft 'Yerushalmi Faction'.

'Haredim are constantly fighting each other over everything'

Rabbi Mazuz bashes 'yichud room' wedding custom

Rabbi Meir Mazuz, Head of the Kiseh Rachamim Yeshiva, bashed the practice of “yichud room” common at traditional Ashkenazi Jewish weddings.

Rabbi Mazuz bashes 'yichud room' wedding custom

Yachad's Leading Rabbi Blames Shas for Elections Failure

Shas lied to the public to ensure Yachad's failure, Rabbi Meir Mazuz says; 'one day, all these lies will fall like a house of cards.'

Yachad's Leading Rabbi Blames Shas for Elections Failure

Yachad to Demand Cancellation of Haredi Enlistment Law

Yishai's rabbi, Rabbi Mazuz, writes that the party will demand revocation of controversial law as coalition condition.

Yachad to Demand Cancellation of Haredi Enlistment Law

Yishai's Party Pledges Unity in Jerusalem

Ha'am Itanu conference draws over a thousand in capital, calls to unite behind the Torah and defend the land of Israel.

Yishai's Party Pledges Unity in Jerusalem

Yahad Rabbi Sharpens Position against Shas

Rabbi Meir Mazuz calls on longtime Shas voters to consider voting for Eli Yishai, in a toughening of his stand.

Yahad Rabbi Sharpens Position against Shas

Can Last Gasp Rabbinical Meeting Save Yishai-Otzma Yehudit List?

Yishai's party torpedoed talks in surprising last minute demands, but meeting of Rabbis Mazuz and Tau may signify final hope.

Can Last Gasp Rabbinical Meeting Save Yishai-Otzma Yehudit List?

Otzma Yehudit and Ha'am Itanu Parties Hold Unity Meeting

Ben-Ari and Marzel meet Yishai's Rabbi Mazuz to discuss joint list, as poll shows two parties won't make threshold separately.

Otzma Yehudit and Ha'am Itanu Parties Hold Unity Meeting

'Where Were Bibi and Bennett at Terror Victim Arami's Funeral?'

Otzma Yehudit head Ben-Ari slams leaders for 'turning Israel into France,' says his campaign is to stop 'conquering from within.'

'Where Were Bibi and Bennett at Terror Victim Arami's Funeral?'

Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Rabbi Yosef Recordings

Rabbi Mazuz, guide to Yishai's new party, says it was not Yishai who released tape showing Shas spiritual head slamming 'evil' Deri.

Yishai's Rabbi Denies Connection to Rabbi Yosef Recordings

Shas Embarrassed After Spiritual Leader Insults Yishai

Officials in Shas distance themselves from comments made by Rabbi Shalom Cohen against Eli Yishai and his rabbinic counsel.

Shas Embarrassed After Spiritual Leader Insults Yishai

Key Sephardic Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with Yishai

Prominent rabbis warn Shas over Deri's demands pressing Yishai out, hint more strongly at a union with Ariel splitting Jewish Home too.

Key Sephardic Rabbis Warn They'll Leave Shas with Yishai