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Rabbi Isaac Halevi Herzog

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Rabbi Berel Wein, 19/02/2014 11:30
Approved: Bill for One Chief Rabbi in Israel

Approved: Bill for One Chief Rabbi in Israel

Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves bill unifying Chief Rabbinate. Bennett: 'This will unite the Jewish people.'Tova Dvorin, 19/01/2014 16:05
MK Slams 'Communist' Lapid

MK Slams 'Communist' Lapid

In contrast to Jewish Home MK's attack on 'Comrade Lapid's' threats against Chief Rabbinate, Bennett notably silent.Ari Yashar, 13/01/2014 12:00
Hareidi MKs: Lapid Exhibiting Megalomania

Hareidi MKs: Lapid Exhibiting Megalomania

Hareidi-religious MKs slam Finance Minister Yair Lapid over his remarks that he will work to fire Israel’s Chief Rabbis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2014 04:46
Lapid: Fire the Chief Rabbis

Lapid: Fire the Chief Rabbis

Finance Minister promises to fire Israel's chief rabbis over ruling that Jewish law forbids religious girls from enlisting in the IDF.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/01/2014 20:29
Chief Rabbinate Says No To Religious Women in IDF

Chief Rabbinate Says No To Religious Women in IDF

Rabbinate forbids religious female recruits, warning enlistment threatens Jewish nature of Israel. Hatnua MK Stern opposes.Ari Yashar, 09/01/2014 20:47
Open Orthodoxy's Real Victims: Good Enough isn't Enough

Open Orthodoxy's Real Victims: Good Enough isn't Enough

Open Orthodoxy caused much anguish to unsuspecting converts who did not realize they were not mainstream Orthodoxy.Rabbi Dov Fischer, 09/01/2014 11:20
ADL Slams Rabbinate Decision

ADL Slams Rabbinate Decision

ADL condemns Israeli Chief Rabbinate's rejection of Rabbi Avi Weiss and 10 others as eligible Orthodox Rabbis, calling for 'Jewish unity.'Tova Dvorin, 08/01/2014 23:12
IDF Lets Female Soldiers Be Kashrut Inspectors

IDF Lets Female Soldiers Be Kashrut Inspectors

New position opened up for female soldiers, following new Chief Rabbinate policy allowing women inspectors.Ari Yashar, 08/01/2014 14:34
The Rabbinate and Rabbi Weiss:Not Just a Power Struggle

The Rabbinate and Rabbi Weiss:Not Just a Power Struggle

The list of those that the Rabbanut will not rely upon is extensive. This list is blind to affiliation. It has lots of members with long beards and frocks. It is certainly not a list of “modern” rabbis.Rabbi Yitzchak Adlerstein, 08/01/2014 13:49
The Rabbi Avi Weiss Issue:Defending the Chief Rabbinate

The Rabbi Avi Weiss Issue:Defending the Chief Rabbinate

Rabbi Weiss may be qualified to attest to Jewish status, but one must also appreciate the justified apprehension of the Rabbinate regarding Open Orthodoxy’s fidelity to Orthodox norms and positions relating to more complex issues of halakhic lineage.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 07/01/2014 22:00
Rabbinate: New Rules Against Shabbat Desecration

Rabbinate: New Rules Against Shabbat Desecration

Chief Rabbinate issues letters to kashrut departments, supervisors to check businesses close doors 2 hours before Shabbat.Ari Yashar, 10/12/2013 19:55
Dep. Minister Calls for Unified Kashrut Standards

Dep. Minister Calls for Unified Kashrut Standards

Rabbi Ben-Dahan in meeting with OU decries lack of unified standards in Jewish dietary laws, calls for enforcing chief rabbinate standards.Chezki Ezra, Ari Yashar, 20/11/2013 00:42
Stern: Chief Rabbinate Dismantling Itself

Stern: Chief Rabbinate Dismantling Itself

Hearing on religion & state discusses Chief Rabbinate's refusal to recognize all US Orthodox rabbis . Stern: Rabbinate self-destructing.Tova Dvorin, 13/11/2013 17:06
Rabbinic Treaty: Chief Rabbinate Leads World Jewry

Rabbinic Treaty: Chief Rabbinate Leads World Jewry

An historic agreement is signed between European and American rabbinical councils, declares Israeli Chief Rabbinate heads world Jewry.Ari Yashar, 13/11/2013 12:28
Livni and Bennett Call for One Chief Rabbi

Livni and Bennett Call for One Chief Rabbi

Livni and Bennett distribute memorandum for bill calling for only one Chief Rabbi and separating Rabbinic Court system from Chief Rabbinate.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2013 14:52
New Chief Rabbinate Council Members Sworn In

New Chief Rabbinate Council Members Sworn In

Fourteen new members sworn into Chief Rabbinate Council amid calls for national unification, criticism of new "Tzohar" law.Ari Yashar, 31/10/2013 18:08
Nepotism and Cronyism: It's All in the Family

Nepotism and Cronyism: It's All in the Family

There were once, and now could have been, Chief Rabbis from whom we would derive vision, ethical example and spiritual Zionism. Rabbi Yehudah Brown, 08/08/2013 07:49
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef: I Won't Stray from the Torah

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef: I Won't Stray from the Torah

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Israel’s new Sephardic Chief Rabbi, promises to be "the chief rabbi of everyone."Elad Benari, 25/07/2013 05:15
Rabbi Lau: I am Everyone's Rabbi

Rabbi Lau: I am Everyone's Rabbi

Rabbi David Lau, the new Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi, says he wishes to create a society whose members respect one another and respect Judaism.Elad Benari, 25/07/2013 02:14
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Rabbi David Lau Victorious

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Rabbi David Lau Victorious

A body of 150 rabbis and public figures voted today to elect the two new Chief Rabbis of Israel. Zionist candidates failed.Arutz Sheva, 24/07/2013 19:42
"It Doesn't Matter What Kind of Kippah You Wear"

"It Doesn't Matter What Kind of Kippah You Wear"

Shas spiritual leader's son rejects incitement from his father's party, calls for more to be done to help agunotDavid Lev, 22/07/2013 15:43
Min. Orbach: Rabbinate Fuss Proves Need for Change

Min. Orbach: Rabbinate Fuss Proves Need for Change

Accuses hareidi leaders of “verbal hooliganism” that “quickly becomes physical."Ernie Singer & Gil Ronen, 17/06/2013 10:40
Rabbinate: No 'Women of the Wall' Prayers Just Yet

Rabbinate: No 'Women of the Wall' Prayers Just Yet

The Chief Rabbinate reiterated its position against "male-style" prayer groups for women at the Kotel, until an official decision is madeDavid Lev, 03/06/2013 16:34
New Religious-Zionist Choice for Chief Rabbi Slot?

New Religious-Zionist Choice for Chief Rabbi Slot?

Rabbi Yaakov Ariel may be named for chief rabbi post as no consensus is reached over three religious-Zionist candidates. Maayana Miskin, 17/04/2013 12:31
Chief Rabbi Candidates Discuss Judaism and State

Chief Rabbi Candidates Discuss Judaism and State

Four candidates for the post of Chief Rabbi discuss Jewish law and state law in Israel.Maayana Miskin, 03/04/2013 00:33
Rabbinate Stops Kashrut Fraud in Tel Aviv

Rabbinate Stops Kashrut Fraud in Tel Aviv

Arutz Sheva joined the Kashrut Fraud Department of the Chief Rabbinate for their activities on the streets of Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 14/03/2013 04:44
Rabbi Stav: We Want a Friendlier Rabbinate

Rabbi Stav: We Want a Friendlier Rabbinate

Religious Zionist candidate for post of Chief Rabbi explains what changes are needed.Yoni Kempinski & Gil Ronen, 11/03/2013 14:57
Law Would Require Women on Rabbi Appointment Panel

Law Would Require Women on Rabbi Appointment Panel

Under a law proposed by MKs from Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi, the Rabbinate's Dayanim Committee would include four women.David Lev, 03/03/2013 17:01
R. Stav: As Chief Rabbi I'll Grow Tzohar's Efforts

R. Stav: As Chief Rabbi I'll Grow Tzohar's Efforts

Rabbi David Stav, chairman of the Tzohar organization, officially announced his candidacy for the office of Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi.David Lev, 10/01/2013 14:50
Rabbinate: New Year's Eve Parties 'Not Kosher'

Rabbinate: New Year's Eve Parties 'Not Kosher'

The Chief Rabbinate warned hotels and restaurants that their kashrut certificates were at risk if they held New Year's Eve partiesDavid Lev, 23/12/2012 23:28
Religious Zionist Leaders May Become Chief Rabbi

Religious Zionist Leaders May Become Chief Rabbi

After 20 years, two Religious Zionist leaders are serious contenders for the position of Ashkenazic Chief RabbiDavid Lev, 20/12/2012 09:49
Chief Rabbi Metzger Visits Kiev Beating Victim

Chief Rabbi Metzger Visits Kiev Beating Victim

Aaron Alexander Goncharov, who was nearly beaten to death in an anti-Semitic attack in Kiev on Passover, had a special visitor todayGabe Kahn, 19/04/2012 18:58