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Rabbi Eyal Karim

News and updates about Rabbi Eyal Karim

IDF installs mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' bunks

IDF places 6,000 mezuzahs on doorposts of soldiers' living quarters, says anyone missing a mezuzah should speak to his unit rabbi.

IDF installs mezuzahs on bunk doorposts

Soldier disciplined for criticizing IDF Chief Rabbi

IDF reprimands female soldier who attacked IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim in a video clip for his alleged sexist comments.

Soldier disciplined for criticizing IDF Chief Rabbi

'To rabbis: Apologize - or be fired'

New petition calls on the government to fire rabbis who object to IDF's integration of women into combat roles.

'To rabbis: Apologize - or be fired'

IDF Rabbinate holds special Shabbat for bereaved families

Rabbinate held this past weekend a special Shabbat at a hotel for religious families of soldiers who were killed during their IDF service.

IDF Rabbinate holds special Shabbat for bereaved families

'Your task is as complex as Moses' job'

Rivlin blesses new IDF Chief Rabbi with success in new task of 'connecting,' compares Rabbi Karim's job to that of Moses.

'Your task is as complex as Moses' job'

Rabbi Eyal Karim sworn in as IDF Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Eyal Karim sworn in Thursday as the new Chief Rabbi of the IDF after petition against him dropped.

Rabbi Eyal Karim sworn in as IDF Chief Rabbi

'Give the IDF Chief Rabbi the authority to act'

IDF rabbis call on leaders in the wider community to rally behind Rabbi Eyal Karim, whose induction as Chief IDF Rabbi takes place today.

'Give the IDF Chief Rabbi the authority to act'

Rabbi Karim to be sworn in as IDF chief Rabbi Thursday

Rabbi Eyal Karim will be sworn in as the new Chief Rabbi of the IDF this coming Thursday, the petition against him was withdrawn.

Rabbi Karim to be sworn in as IDF chief Rabbi Thursday

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Meretz members have withdrawn their petition again Rabbi Karim’s appointment, announcing that his affidavit is a great victory.

MKs withdraw petition against Rabbi Karim's appointment

Rabbi Karim: 'I never said soldiers are permitted to rape'

Rabbi Eyal Karim responds to allegations that he said it is permitted for IDF soldiers to rape enemy women based on biblical text.

Rabbi Karim: 'I never said soldiers are permitted to rape'

Rabbis issue statement supporting Rabbi Karim

'A rabbi should not be forced by external pressures to retract a halachic ruling or a Torah interpretation.'

Rabbis issue statement supporting Rabbi Karim

'Why is the religious judge acting like an Arab radical?'

Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel criticizes religious Supreme Court judge for his decision to delay the appointment of Rabbi Karim.

'Why is the religious judge acting like an Arab radical?'

Rabbi Karim to High Court: No apology, no retraction

Rabbis express 'pride' in Rabbi Karim, calling his refusal to apologize to the Supreme Court a sanctification of G-d's Name.

Rabbi Karim to High Court: No apology, no retraction

Interior Minister slams court for delaying Karim appointment

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri attacks High Court for delaying IDF chief rabbi's appointment, stating that what rabbi meant was obvious.

Interior Minister slams court for delaying Karim appointment

State: Rabbi Karim the right man for the job

The state responds to petition against Rabbi Eyal Karim's appointment as IDF chief rabbi, stating he is 'the right man in the right place'.

State: Rabbi Karim the right man for the job

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.

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

'The Regulation Law harms Jewish settlement'

Defense Minister Liberman addresses the Regulation Law, building in Judea and Samaria and the delay in Rabbi Karim's appointment.

'The Regulation Law harms Jewish settlement'

Coalition chairman opposes Karim's appointment

MK David Bitan says Chief of Staff should have cancelled the appointment of Rabbi Eyal Karim as the chief IDF rabbi.

Coalition chairman opposes Rabbi Karim's appointment

IDF Chief of Staff backs Karim

Following meeting, Eizenkot gives his backing to presumptive IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim, following left-wing campaign to block appointment.

IDF Chief of Staff backs Karim: 'He will be IDF Chief Rabbi'

Rabbi Druckman: It's pure libel

Rabbi Haim Druckman applauds the strengthening religious establishment, in light of the media storm surrounding IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim

Rabbi Druckman: It's pure libel

'They want to uproot the Jewish nature of the IDF'

MK Mualem: "The campaign against new IDF Chief Rabbi stems from terrifying ignorance"

'They want to uproot the Jewish nature of the IDF'

Former IDF Chief Rabbi defends new appointee

Brigadier General (res.) Rabbi Israel Weiss says Rabbi Eyal Karim spearheaded inclusion of female soldiers, is misrepresented by reports.

Former IDF Chief Rabbi defends new appointee

'Religious morality trumps army directives'

Rabbi David Stav defends Chief IDF Rabbi appointee from media attacks; expresses displeasure at recent appointments for Rabbinical Court.

'Religious morality trumps army directives'

'Leftists trying to destroy the IDF Rabbinate'

Forum of reservist IDF rabbis say attacks on IDF Chief Rabbi appointee part of larger effort to marginalize Judaism within the IDF.

'Leftists are trying to destroy the IDF Rabbinate'

New IDF Chief Rabbi caught up in 'controversy'

IDF Personnel Directorate head calls Rabbi Karim for 'clarification conversation' regarding statements made by the rabbi 3 and 4 years ago.

New IDF Chief Rabbi subjected to rehashed 'controversy'

Lapid: IDF Chief Rabbi must support female draft

Yesh Atid head calls on new IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim to publicly support drafting women, following reports of his previous stance.

Lapid: New IDF Chief Rabbi must state support for drafting women

New Chief Military Rabbi appointed

Rabbi Eyal Moshe Karim, former paratroopers commander and author of a book on Jewish military law, will be the next Chief Military Rabbi.

New Chief Military Rabbi appointed