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'Israeli Media a Key Weapon for Israel's Enemies'

'Israeli Media a Key Weapon for Israel's Enemies'

Ex-Chief IDF Rabbi questions why Israel can't achieve Jewish harmony that community in India has, talks about media's role in divisiveness.Benny Toker, 07/08/2015 14:55
What Will Happen to the Jewish Identity Program?

What Will Happen to the Jewish Identity Program?

Jewish Home launched program to teach more Torah to the wider public, but Shas being in control could see a backtrack, Rabbi says.Benny Toker, 15/05/2015 12:06
Labor Trying to Cancel Jewish Identity Program

Labor Trying to Cancel Jewish Identity Program

Rabbi Avichai Ronski: Labor party platform seeking to cancel program for Jewish identity which already has 130,000 students.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 09/03/2015 22:49
Marzel: Jewish Home Attacks Help Leftist Coalition

Marzel: Jewish Home Attacks Help Leftist Coalition

Responding to Jewish Home criticism of Ha'am Itanu, Marzel says 'now is not the time' for right-wing infighting.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 09/03/2015 14:54
Bennett Refraining from Adding More Names to List?

Bennett Refraining from Adding More Names to List?

The Jewish Home chairman could unilaterally add two people of his choosing to the list but will refrain, hints Rabbi Ronski.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 15/01/2015 18:32
VP of Yesha Council to Run for Jewish Home

VP of Yesha Council to Run for Jewish Home

Naftali Bennett welcomes Yigal Dilmoni's candidacy for the Jewish Home list, says he is a 'worthy candidate' for MK.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 09/12/2014 15:08
Rabbi: 'Religionization' Debate is 'Anti-Semitic'

Rabbi: 'Religionization' Debate is 'Anti-Semitic'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Ronski slams minority elitists for accusing religious of 'military revolution' at seeing religion becoming central.Benny Toker, Ari Yashar, 26/11/2014 08:03
Yaalon is 'Lying' and 'Brutalizing Ex-Chief Rabbi'

Yaalon is 'Lying' and 'Brutalizing Ex-Chief Rabbi'

Diplomatic source accuses defense minister of using Rabbi Ronski to besmirch Naftali Bennett with tactics of 'radical Left.'Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen, 17/09/2014 12:58
'Rabbi Ronski Was Not Fired'

'Rabbi Ronski Was Not Fired'

MK Miri Regev apologizes to ex-chief rabbi of the IDF in flap over leaks to Naftali Bennett.Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen, 17/09/2014 08:24
IDF Inquiry: Who Leaked Information to Bennett?

IDF Inquiry: Who Leaked Information to Bennett?

Defense Minister orders dismissal over unauthorized leak - reports indicate ex-IDF Chief Rabbi Ronski who denies the claims.Uzi Baruch, 16/09/2014 16:35
Former IDF Rabbi Slams Unclear Military Leadership

Former IDF Rabbi Slams Unclear Military Leadership

Rabbi Avichai Ronski takes to Facebook to protest IDF 'losing sight of the goal' as frustration over six-week Gaza op. continues.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Tova Dvorin, 24/08/2014 11:25
Former IDF Rabbi Speaks on Deaths of IDF Soldiers

Former IDF Rabbi Speaks on Deaths of IDF Soldiers

Rabbi Avihai Ronski speaks to Arutz Sheva about the IDF and the mourning process, after difficult and emotional funeral for killed soldier.Shimon Cohen and Tova Dvorin, 03/08/2014 12:34
Prayers for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Prayers for Seriously Wounded Soldier

Public asked to pray for Mordechai Yemin, soldier from Itamar who suffered head wound from mortar shells fired by Gaza terrorists.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 11/07/2014 13:43
Frm. IDF Rabbi: Yitzhar Extremists 'Anti-Zionist'

Frm. IDF Rabbi: Yitzhar Extremists 'Anti-Zionist'

Rabbi Ronski, former IDF Chief Rabbi, urges state to stop extremists in Yitzhar, stresses majority of the community against violence.Benny Toker, 08/04/2014 12:47
Students: No Place for Zionists at Hareidi Rally

Students: No Place for Zionists at Hareidi Rally

Yeshiva students, former IDF Chief Rabbi, urge religious-Zionists who are planning to attend hareidi rally to reconsider.Maayana Miskin, 28/02/2014 01:13
‘Rabbis Should March Alongside Soldiers’

‘Rabbis Should March Alongside Soldiers’

Former IDF Chief Rabbi advises current rabbis: put on your vest, pick up your gun, and join the march.Maayana Miskin, 25/02/2014 23:02
Yeshiva Head: Lapid Funding Cut Shows True Motives

Yeshiva Head: Lapid Funding Cut Shows True Motives

Rabbi Ronsky: Lapid’s stance on yeshiva budgets - including those whose students enlisted - brings his intent into question.Maayana Miskin, 06/02/2014 15:45
'Hit the Enemy Hard': Rabbi Recalls ‘Cast Lead’

'Hit the Enemy Hard': Rabbi Recalls ‘Cast Lead’

Rabbi Avichai Ronski looks back on bloody counter-terror battles, determines, ‘It was right to hit the enemy hard.’Maayana Miskin, 22/12/2013 13:21
Frustration at Call to ‘Look Into’ Terror Link

Frustration at Call to ‘Look Into’ Terror Link

Former IDF Chief Rabbi Ronski: Why is Defense Minister calling to ‘look into’ ties between concessions and terror – did he just get here?Maayana Miskin, 21/11/2013 12:00
Rabbi Ronsky: I Support Barkat for Mayor

Rabbi Ronsky: I Support Barkat for Mayor

"I think Nir has done and is doing good things for Jerusalem,” writes former chief military rabbi.Gil Ronen, 19/08/2013 12:44
Rabbi Ronsky Blasts Blame Game on Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Ronsky Blasts Blame Game on Chief Rabbi

Bennett confidante responds to voices blaming Bayit Yehudi head for failure to elect religious Zionist chief rabbis.Gil Ronen, 28/07/2013 16:41
"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"

"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"

Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.Maayana Miskin, 24/07/2013 13:42
IDF to Choose: Women or Hareidim?

IDF to Choose: Women or Hareidim?

Political organizations and women's groups are pressuring the IDF to place women in more combat units.Arutz Sheva, 12/06/2013 17:49
Controversy as Rabbi Weighs in on Women in IDF

Controversy as Rabbi Weighs in on Women in IDF

Former IDF rabbi causes controversy with proposal that women, men have different roles.Maayana Miskin, 11/06/2013 20:52
‘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
Rabbi: Bedouin Attack Part of Pattern of Violence

Rabbi: Bedouin Attack Part of Pattern of Violence

The attack on a Jewish woman in the Negev is part of a pattern of Bedouin violence, says former Negev resident.Maayana Miskin, 21/05/2013 10:25
Rabbi: ‘Haaretz’ Wants Israelis to Dislike Judaism

Rabbi: ‘Haaretz’ Wants Israelis to Dislike Judaism

Rabbi accuses Ha'aretz of anti-Judaism slant after paper accuses IDF rabbis of racism.Maayana Miskin, 21/04/2013 13:09
Rabbi Ronsky: Ceasefire is a Huge Failure

Rabbi Ronsky: Ceasefire is a Huge Failure

Brig. Gen. (res.) Ronsky: Israel legitimized Hamas by talking to it. Philadelphi Route must be occupied.Gil Ronen, 22/11/2012 20:46
Itamar May Sue Haifa Mayor

Itamar May Sue Haifa Mayor

Yonah Yahav said in a public debate that the alleged "price tag" youth came from Itamar.Gil Ronen, 05/11/2012 13:34
Rabbi Ronsky: I Knew Rabin was in Mortal Danger

Rabbi Ronsky: I Knew Rabin was in Mortal Danger

Former Chief IDF Rabbi criticizes fellow religious Zionists: "our religious ideology drives some people out of their minds."Gil Ronen, 04/11/2012 17:16
Ayelet Shaked: I’ll Look to Rabbi Ronsky

Ayelet Shaked: I’ll Look to Rabbi Ronsky

Jewish Home candidate Ayelet Shaked explains why she feels the religious Zionist party needs a secular candidate - herself.Maayana Miskin, 30/09/2012 03:12
Jewish Home Seeks Compromise on Hareidi Enlistment

Jewish Home Seeks Compromise on Hareidi Enlistment

Newcomers to the religious-Zionist party Jewish Home primaries list work for compromise on hareidi enlistment., 06/07/2012 14:00
Memorial Marks 10 Years since Itamar Murders

Memorial Marks 10 Years since Itamar Murders

The town of Itamar marks 10 years since the murder of a mother and three of her children in their home.Maayana Miskin, 01/07/2012 20:12
Rav Ronsky: Give 'Em Hell in Beit El

Rav Ronsky: Give 'Em Hell in Beit El

Former Chief Military Rabbi wants large scale passive resistance, says "rules of the game have changed" since 2005.Gil Ronen, 13/06/2012 20:25
Fmr Chief Rabbi: IDF Preparing to Evacuate Ulpana

Fmr Chief Rabbi: IDF Preparing to Evacuate Ulpana

Rabbi Avichai Ronsky: Judea and Samaria Division Commander told me that the IDF is preparing for the demolition of the Ulpana neighborhood.Elad Benari, 01/06/2012 05:15
U-Turn: Naftali Bennett to Run for Mafdal Leader

U-Turn: Naftali Bennett to Run for Mafdal Leader

Two weeks after announcing he would form his own party, rising political star opts for less divisive option.Gil Ronen, 21/05/2012 11:35
New Zionist Party – Welcome Change, or Wrong Move?

New Zionist Party – Welcome Change, or Wrong Move?

A group headed by a former Netanyahu bureau chief is planning to launch a new Zionist party. Ketzaleh: This is the last thing we need. Maayana Miskin, 06/05/2012 20:01
Itamar Residents Critique Police

Itamar Residents Critique Police

The Judea and Samaria community is reeling from a series of violent police-inflicted measures this week.Hillel Fendel, 31/03/2011 17:57
IDF Ashamed of Chief Rabbi?

IDF Ashamed of Chief Rabbi?

The IDF wants to hide its Chief Rabbi, Brig.-Gen. Ronsky, forbidding him to appear at a Knesset ceremony marking a year since Operation Cast Lead. Hillel Fendel, 15/12/2009 14:06