Sources: Chief Rabbinate to Again Oversee Converts

Sources: Chief Rabbinate to Again Oversee Converts

Haredi party sources said Sunday that they had reached an agreement with the Likud on rolling back recently approved rules on conversion.Moshe Cohen, 4/6/2015, 7:30 AM
Rabbi Riskin: Hareidim Are the Biggest 'Reformers'

Rabbi Riskin: Hareidim Are the Biggest 'Reformers'

Efrat Rabbi slams conversion law critics, accuses them of pushing people away instead of following commandment to love converts.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/4/2014, 3:23 PM
Rabbi Surprises Knesset with Temple Mount Call

Rabbi Surprises Knesset with Temple Mount Call

Chief Rabbi of Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu calls for Jews to be more protected on the Temple Mount, safeguarding of conversion process.Hillel Fendel, 8/15/2014, 9:09 AM
Rabbis: Conversion Law could Split Coalition

Rabbis: Conversion Law could Split Coalition

Senior Zionist rabbis convene to discuss the 'war' being waged 'against the state's Jewish character.'Gil Ronen, 3/13/2014, 9:33 PM
Report: Al Qaeda Forces Syrian Druze to Convert

Report: Al Qaeda Forces Syrian Druze to Convert

Syrian branch of Islamist terror group reportedly has forced 14 Druze villages to Islam - or die.Tova Dvorin, 12/23/2013, 10:13 PM
German Convert from Tel Aviv Wins Master Chef

German Convert from Tel Aviv Wins Master Chef

Israel’s next Master Chef is a former German Christian who converted to Judaism. He shared his story.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 9:54 AM
Shas TV Ad Targets Lieberman, Russian Immigrants

Shas TV Ad Targets Lieberman, Russian Immigrants

A TV ad on behalf of Shas targets olim from Russia, suggesting some of them are non-Jews who did not convert properly.Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 2:15 AM
Yishai Brings Back ‘Nationality’

Yishai Brings Back ‘Nationality’

Interior Minister says the word “Jewish” will return to Israeli IDs – but only for people who were recognized as such by 2002.Gil Ronen, 6/21/2011, 8:45 AM
Barak,Lieberman Strain Coalition

Barak,Lieberman Strain Coalition

Defense Minister demands cabinet vote affirming Israel wants a PA state. Israel Our Home wants a vote on military conversions.Gil Ronen, 12/27/2010, 8:53 PM