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Ethiopian Chief Rabbi dismissed from office

Ethiopian Chief Rabbi dismissed from office

Despite many cases in which the Ministry of Religious Services extends a term past retirement age, they quickly terminated Rabbi Hadane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2016 11:04
$500K to Fortify Synagogues Against Rocket Fire

$500K to Fortify Synagogues Against Rocket Fire

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister blames Shas for lagging behind in fortifying religious buildings.Tova Dvorin, 05/01/2015 13:55
No Religious Council in Beit El - Who's to Blame?

No Religious Council in Beit El - Who's to Blame?

Beit El residents threaten to file petition in High Court for Justice over oversight; ministers play blame game, point to Finance Ministry.Uzi Baruch, 22/12/2014 18:44
Reforms to Standardize Kosher Certification

Reforms to Standardize Kosher Certification

Ministry of Religious Affairs, Chief Rabbi David Lau present four-step program Monday to standardize kosher certification by the state.Tova Dvorin, 03/02/2014 20:11
‘If Haaretz is Critical, It Must Be Important’

‘If Haaretz is Critical, It Must Be Important’

Rabbi says critical coverage in the left-wing paper Haaretz just shows importance of new Jewish education initiative.Maayana Miskin, 22/05/2013 12:03
Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?

Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?

The Ministry of Religious Affairs, along with the “Beautiful Israel” organization, will be sponsoring a “most beautiful mikveh” contestDavid Lev, 28/04/2013 20:45
Religious Councils Told: Fly Flag

Religious Councils Told: Fly Flag

Deputy Religions Minister instructs Councils to fly flag for Memorial Day and Independence Day.Gil Ronen, 11/04/2013 17:53
Ben-Dahan: Religious Services for Secular Israelis

Ben-Dahan: Religious Services for Secular Israelis

Israel's secular majority needs - and deserves - accessible, modern religious services, new deputy minister says.Maayana Miskin, 03/04/2013 10:36
Bennett: Time to Bring Back Israel’s Jewish Spirit

Bennett: Time to Bring Back Israel’s Jewish Spirit

Bennett: Our goal – to bring back Israel’s Jewish spirit with accessible, friendly religious services.Maayana Miskin, 19/03/2013 16:19
Coalition Talks: Ben-Dahan Gets Religious Services

Coalition Talks: Ben-Dahan Gets Religious Services

Bayit Yehudi to head three ministries, not four, but will get appoint a deputy minister to Ministry of Religious Services.Maayana Miskin, 13/03/2013 08:21
Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a Problem

Shas Minister admits that local rabbis, burial groups wrongly impose strict gender separation, insult women.Maayana Miskin, 27/02/2013 13:02
Shas-Bayit Yehudi Conflict to Decide Rabbinate?

Shas-Bayit Yehudi Conflict to Decide Rabbinate?

Bayit Yehudi sources explain that both their party, Shas, seek control of the ministries that control state approach to Judaism.Maayana Miskin, 08/02/2013 10:05