Military Rabbinate

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'Army education in the hands of the Rabbinate? Absurd.'

'Army education in the hands of the Rabbinate? Absurd.'

New Chief Education Officer believes Military Rabbinate should not deal with general education of soldiers, only 'religious' matters.Avishai Greentzeig, 19/10/2017 12:48
6,300 lulavs and etrogs for IDF soldiers

6,300 lulavs and etrogs for IDF soldiers

Sorting of about 6,300 lulavs and etrogs to be used by soldiers during holiday season taking place this week..Mordechai Sones, 25/09/2017 21:20
IDF rabbinate withdraws support from army cooking competition

IDF rabbinate withdraws support from army cooking competition

IDF to send delegation to military cooking competition in Russia without a kashrut supervisor. Rabbinate: 'We won't support delegation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2017 12:09
Why was the IDF lecture on Dafna Meir cancelled?

Why was the IDF lecture on Dafna Meir cancelled?

Air Force rep. invites journalist Yifat Ehrlich to speak about Otniel woman murdered in terror attack, only to cancel at last minute.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/06/2017 13:39
MKs withdraw petition against Rabbi Karim's appointment

MKs withdraw petition against Rabbi Karim's appointment

Meretz members have withdrawn their petition again Rabbi Karim’s appointment, announcing that his affidavit is a great victory.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 27/11/2016 13:17
Rabbi Karim's  associates respond to the High Court’s decision

Rabbi Karim's associates respond to the High Court’s decision

Rabbi’s associates: The Supreme Court is taking Rabbi Karim's statements out of context.Shomo Vile, 21/11/2016 19:39
IDF Educator defames the Book of Esther

IDF Educator defames the Book of Esther

A lecturer in the IDF's education division gives a anti-religious diatribe against the Book of Esther.Tal Polon and Ido ben Porat, 28/07/2016 21:57
IDF to outsource kosher supervision

IDF to outsource kosher supervision

Move comes as part of effort to reduce manpower requirements. Military Rabbinate will still be involved, but from a distance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2016 09:46
IDF orders religious officer to shave his beard

IDF orders religious officer to shave his beard

IDF refuses to allow religious career officer to continue growing beard, despite giving him exemption from shaving for years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2016 19:03
Severe Mezuzah Shortage in the IDF

Severe Mezuzah Shortage in the IDF

One man's investigation indicates the IDF buys 6,000 mezuzahs annually but only 15% are kosher.Rafael Levy, 14/06/2015 17:06
Eizenkot to Weaken Military Rabbinate's Authority

Eizenkot to Weaken Military Rabbinate's Authority

In wake of ham sandwich controversy, IDF sources say Eizenkot intends to limit Military Rabbinate's involvement in educational activities.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 04/06/2015 11:45
Gaza Division Prepared for 'Glatt Kosher' Seder

Gaza Division Prepared for 'Glatt Kosher' Seder

Gaza Division Rabbi says IDF units are at top level of kashrut – including the most sensitive locations.Gil Ronen, 04/04/2012 22:32