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Rotem Unfazed by Detractors

Rotem Unfazed by Detractors

Intellectuals and artists want MK David Rotem deposed as Knesset’s Law Committee head because of his support for Rabbi Dov Lior.Gil Ronen, 04/07/2011 10:22
'We Did Not Attack Ne'eman'

'We Did Not Attack Ne'eman'

Activist Itamar Ben Gvir speaks about the verbal exchange with Justice Minister Ya'akov Ne'eman in Hevron. "We simply rebuked him - on morality." Elad Benari, 04/07/2011 02:14
Anti-Court Protest Monday

Anti-Court Protest Monday

100 buses will carry thousands to Jerusalem, for a rally opposite the Supreme Court in support of rabbis’ freedom of religious opinion. Gil Ronen, 03/07/2011 17:52
‘No Summons for Rabbi Yosef’

‘No Summons for Rabbi Yosef’

One of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef’s sons charged that reports that he refused a previous summons to appear for questioning are false. Protest at 2 p.m.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/07/2011 11:35
Police Question Rabbi Yosef

Police Question Rabbi Yosef

Police nabbed Rabbi Yaakov Yosef as he left morning prayers, took him into custody for questioning about "haskama" for the book “Torah HaMelech.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/07/2011 07:43
MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior

MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior

Coalition chairman MK Ze'ev Elkin came to visit Rabbi Dov Lior over his arrest. "It was a ridiculous decision to interrogate him," he said.Elad Benari, 01/07/2011 10:06
Rabbi  E. Melamed on Persecution

Rabbi E. Melamed on Persecution

The Rabbi of Har Bracha tells INN that in the case of Rabbis Lior and Yossef, ideological persecution is masquerading as the Law.INN Staff, 30/06/2011 11:25
Rabbi Opposes Torat Hamelech

Rabbi Opposes Torat Hamelech

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef expresses opposition to publishing the Torat Hamelech book. His son wrote a "haskama", rabbinical approbation, for it.Elad Benari, 30/06/2011 08:22
Danino Warns Against Protests

Danino Warns Against Protests

Police commissioner Yochanan Danino warned against protests if Rabbi Yaakov Yosef is arrested; criticized protests over Rabbi Lior's arrest.Gabe Kahn., 29/06/2011 22:05
Rabbi Lior Speaks About Arrest

Rabbi Lior Speaks About Arrest

Kiryat Arba's Rabbi Dov Lior spoke with students about his arrest. "I did not break any laws. Saying that a rabbi incites is baseless libel."Elad Benari, 29/06/2011 11:05
Judge: Rabbi’s Arrest ‘Unwise’

Judge: Rabbi’s Arrest ‘Unwise’

The police did not use common sense in arresting Rabbi Dov Lior, says ex-High Court judge Turkel. ’All he did was write a foreword for a book.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 29/06/2011 09:24
‘Rav Lior Not Above the Law’

‘Rav Lior Not Above the Law’

Ministry of Justice says Rav Lior refused to show up for questioning in a more respectable way.Gil Ronen, 28/06/2011 14:16
‘Halacha is No Police Matter’

‘Halacha is No Police Matter’

Rabbi of Ramat Gan: state could have asked the Chief Rabbinate to disavow “The King’s Torah.”Gil Ronen, 28/06/2011 13:06
Legal Forum: Investigate Arrest

Legal Forum: Investigate Arrest

Legal Forum for the Land of Israel sends letter to the Attorney General, asking that he investigate the arrest and questioning of Rabbi Dov Lior.Elad Benari, 28/06/2011 03:12
Hundreds Protest Rabbi's Arrest

Hundreds Protest Rabbi's Arrest

Hundreds of Samaria residents took part in protests over the arrest and questioning of Rabbi Dov Lior. "The police are igniting rage," they say.Elad Benari, 28/06/2011 01:15
Photo Essay: 'Dignity of Torah'

Photo Essay: 'Dignity of Torah'

Hundreds protested the "humiliation" of Rav Dov Lior by police, who stopped his car and arrested him.Gil Ronen, 27/06/2011 18:51
Demo Over R. Lior’s Abduction

Demo Over R. Lior’s Abduction

Hundreds blocked roads in Jerusalem over police handling of revered rabbi, another demonstration planned for the eveningGil Ronen, 27/06/2011 18:17
'Soviet Kidnapping' of Rav Lior

'Soviet Kidnapping' of Rav Lior

Religious Zionist leadership incensed over unprecedented step by prosecution and police against Kiryat Arba’s rabbi.Gil Ronen, 27/06/2011 17:01
Rabbi Lior: What was Our Crime?

Rabbi Lior: What was Our Crime?

Students and rabbis gather to discuss recent arrest warrants over the book Torat Hamelech.Maayana Miskin, 20/02/2011 18:46
Controversial Rabbis to Explain

Controversial Rabbis to Explain

Two rabbis facing arrest will explain their approbation for the book 'Torat HaMelech.' MKs seek to make rabbis immune from prosecution.Maayana Miskin, 17/02/2011 00:17
Leftists: Investigate Rabbi Lior

Leftists: Investigate Rabbi Lior

A group of Israeli leftists issues a call to the State of Israel to investigate Rabbi Dov Lior over his so-called involvement in "murders."Elad Benari, 14/02/2011 05:20
'Govt Can't Tell Us what to Say'

'Govt Can't Tell Us what to Say'

Undaunted by arrest warrant, Rabbi Dov Lior addressed a crowd of about 1,000 who congregated outside his home in Kiryat Arba in show of support.Gil Ronen, 08/02/2011 11:40
'Prepare Jail Cell for Me, Too'

'Prepare Jail Cell for Me, Too'

Venerable rabbi stands beside Rabbi Lior, whom police are threatening to arrest. Minister Aharonovich: 'error in judgment.'Gil Ronen, 08/02/2011 10:54
Large Support for Rabbi Lior

Large Support for Rabbi Lior

Jewish groups outraged over police warrant for prominent rabbi, plan a support protest on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 08/02/2011 01:47
Arrest Warrant Against Rabbi

Arrest Warrant Against Rabbi

Rabbi Dov Lior, one of the leading Zionist rabbis, had refused to come in for questioning regarding an opinion about a book.Gil Ronen, 07/02/2011 22:39
Rabbi Lior to PM: Stand Firm

Rabbi Lior to PM: Stand Firm

Rabbi Lior, a leading religious-Zionist rabbi, called on Netanyahu not to budge in the face of US pressure. Emergency meeting of rabbis called.Gil Ronen, 16/11/2010 14:20
'Right of Return? To Arabia!'

'Right of Return? To Arabia!'

Head of Yesha Rabbis' Council says large houses in Shechem and Ramallah will be just right for immigrants from US.Gil Ronen, 10/10/2010 22:18
Rabbis Rally over Police Summons

Rabbis Rally over Police Summons

Leading rabbis convene to protest summons for rabbis who approved book on Torah law. Not all like the book, but defend right to support it.Maayana Miskin, 18/08/2010 23:14
Chief Rabbi Against Summons

Chief Rabbi Against Summons

Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger is critical of police investigation of rabbis on controversial 'Torah of the King' book.Eli Stutz and Uzi Baruch, 16/08/2010 13:31
Rabbi Refuses to Be Questioned

Rabbi Refuses to Be Questioned

The Chief rabbi of Kiryat Arba and Hevron and the son of Shas leader summoned for questioning about The Torah of the King book.Elad Benari, 10/08/2010 00:37