Chief Rabbi Selection Committee

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi Role"

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

Rabbinate Election Today, ‘Truth Will Prevail’

The race for Chief Rabbi draws to a close. Rabbi Arusi slams politics, calls to change ‘humiliating’ elections process.Maayana Miskin, 7/24/2013, 8:42 AM

Chief Rabbinate: Career or Calling

Is the Chief Rabbinate a career that affords monetary benefits and power or is it a spiritual calling to be approached with humility and trepidation.Rabbi Berel Wein, 7/24/2013, 8:00 AM

Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

Former PM calls to vote for ‘personal friend’ Rabbi Lau. Sources close to race say Olmert’s support unhelpful.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2013, 12:25 PM

‘Amar Law’ Heads toward Approval

Knesset set to allow Rabbi Shlomo Amar to serve a second term as Sephardi Chief Rabbi.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 5:05 PM

Bennett Maintains Veto on Stern Law

Bayit Yehudi keeps veto on law to increase number of voters, particularly women, in body that elects Rabbinate.Maayana Miskin, 6/5/2013, 1:13 AM

What is the Stern Law, Anyway?

A detailed look at the bill for changing the body that selects chief rabbis.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 2:57 PM

Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?

The move “completely contradicts the teachings of Rabbi Kook ztz”l,” says venerated Zionist rabbi.Gil Ronen, 6/4/2013, 1:22 PM

'Ariel-Amar Deal' is En Route to Knesset

Bill submitted by MK Kalfa would remove the 70-year age limit for appointment of chief rabbi.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2013, 2:04 PM