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Jewish Home Minister: Fewer permits to work on Shabbat

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.Hezki Baruch, 16/01/2017 15:31
Chief Rabbis discuss criteria for recognizing Diaspora rabbis

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.Chezki Baruch, 14/12/2016 15:22
Chief Rabbinate: No compromise on Shabbat holiness

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.'Hezki Baruch, 08/09/2016 19:34
Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate criticizes Kotel Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate Council implicitly criticizes Rabbi Rabinowitz for promoting the government’s outlined division of Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2016 19:26
Rabbinate: Mothers will pay child support, too

Rabbinate: Mothers will pay child support, too

Council of Chief Rabbinate in revolutionary decision says child support law must conform with modern reality.Ido Ben Porat, 01/12/2015 11:56
Chief Rabbi Condemns Murder: 'Not Way of Torah'

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.Ari Yashar, 07/07/2014 13:57
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
Chief Rabbi Goes to War on Funding Reform 'Rabbis'

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?Gil Ronen, 17/06/2012 20:26