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Chief Rabbinical Council decree: conversion bill a rift for Jews

The Chief Rabbinical Council and Rabbi Drukman discuss the conversion and kashrut outlines of Minister of Religious Affairs Matan Kahana.

Chief Rabbinical Council decree: conversion bill a rift for Jews

Agreement between Jewish Home, haredi parties

Jewish Home, haredi parties agree to support incumbents during upcoming Chief Rabbinate Council elections.

Agreement between Jewish Home, haredi parties

Rabbis Weiss and Angel's accusations against the Chief Rabbinate

Rabbis Weiss and Angel's accusations against the Chief Rabbinate

Will leading rabbis be exempted from rabbinic ordination exams?

Chief Rabbinate aims to reinstate 'Torah scholars' exemption from standard Rabbinate exams.

Will leading rabbis be exempted from rabbinic ordination exams?

Jewish Home Minister: Fewer permits to work on Shabbat

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel meets with Chief Rabbinate Council, calls on other ministers to cut number of permits to work on Shabbat.

Jewish Home Minister: Fewer permits to work on Shabbat

Chief Rabbis discuss criteria for recognizing Diaspora rabbis

The Chief Rabbinate Council met to discuss the criteria for recognizing marriage, divorce and conversions performed by Diaspora rabbis.

Chief Rabbis discuss criteria for recognizing Diaspora rabbis

Chief Rabbinate: No compromise on Shabbat holiness

Chief Rabbis publish special statement following brouhaha over Israel Railways construction on Shabbat. 'We are not like other nations.'

Chief Rabbinate: No compromises on holiness of Shabbat

Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate Council implicitly criticizes Rabbi Rabinowitz for promoting the government’s outlined division of Kotel.

Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Rabbinate: Mothers will pay child support, too

Council of Chief Rabbinate in revolutionary decision says child support law must conform with modern reality.

Rabbinate: Mothers will pay child support, too

Chief Rabbi Condemns Murder: 'Not Way of Torah'

Rabbi Lau sharply condemns murder of Arab teen after confessions made, calls on Arab leaders to stop escalation of violence.

Chief Rabbi Condemns Murder: 'Not the Way of the Torah'

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.

Religion Meets Politics as New Chief Rabbinate Council Sworn In

Nepotism and Cronyism: It's All in the Family

Nepotism and Cronyism: It's All in the Family

Chief Rabbi Goes to War on Funding Reform 'Rabbis'

Rav Shlomo Amar: can such a decision be made without consulting the Council of the Chief Rabbinate?

Chief Rabbi Declares War on Funding Reform 'Rabbis'