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Rabbinate Vote ‘Exposed Rift in Religious Zionism’

Member of voting board says religious Zionists chose hareidi-religious candidates. ‘Deep rift in religious-Zionist society.’

Rabbinate Vote ‘Exposed Rift in Religious Zionism’

Ben-Dahan: Results show Rabbi Yosef’s Power

Deputy Minister: religious-Zionist rabbis lost because the religious-Zionist community has no Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.

Ben-Dahan: Rabbinate Results show Rabbi Yosef’s Power

Rabbi Arusi Leaves Rabbinate Race

Rabbi Ratzon Arusi drops out of race at the last minute, six contenders remain.

Rabbi Arusi Leaves Rabbinate Race

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"

Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi Role"

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.

Rabbinate Election Today, ‘Truth Will Prevail’

Chief Rabbinate: Career or Calling

Chief Rabbinate: Career or Calling

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.

Olmert to Mayors: Vote for Rabbi Lau

‘Amar Law’ Heads toward Approval

Knesset set to allow Rabbi Shlomo Amar to serve a second term as Sephardi Chief Rabbi.

‘Amar Law’ Heads toward Approval

Bennett Maintains Veto on Stern Law

Bayit Yehudi keeps veto on law to increase number of voters, particularly women, in body that elects Rabbinate.

Bennett Maintains Veto on Stern Law

What is the Stern Law, Anyway?

A detailed look at the bill for changing the body that selects chief rabbis.

What is the Stern Law, Anyway?

Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?

The move “completely contradicts the teachings of Rabbi Kook ztz”l,” says venerated Zionist rabbi.

Rabbi Druckman: Who Needs the Stern Law?

'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.

'Ariel-Amar Deal' is En Route to Knesset