Rabbi Haskel Lookstein

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Ivanka Trump's rabbi throws first pitch at Mets game

Ivanka Trump's rabbi throws first pitch at Mets game

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein throws ceremonial first pitch at New York Mets game at Citi Field.JTA, 08/05/2017 19:55
Committee set up to determine criteria for recognition of rabbis

Committee set up to determine criteria for recognition of rabbis

One of rabbis who rejected Rabbi Haskel Lookstein's conversions in July joins committee to determine standards for recognition of rabbis.Gary Willig, 14/12/2016 21:08
Conversion controversy could tear Jews apart

Conversion controversy could tear Jews apart

Rabbi Lookstein, who oversaw conversion of Ivanka Trump, warns divisions over Orthodox conversion will harm Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2016 18:33
Trump campaign finds new Rabbi

Trump campaign finds new Rabbi

Local Rabbi Ari Wolf to deliver prayer at Republican National Convention in Cleveland, replacing Rabbi Haskel Lookstein.Shai Landesman, 18/07/2016 22:44
ADL condemns Rabbinical Court for convert ruling

ADL condemns Rabbinical Court for convert ruling

Anti-Defamation League condemns Rabbinical Court decision not to recognize Rabbi Lookstein conversion; 'a slap in the face to Jews'.Shai Landesman, 17/07/2016 10:50
Lookstein withdraws from Republican convention

Lookstein withdraws from Republican convention

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein withdraws from speaking at Republican National Convention, explains the matter became political.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 16/07/2016 02:00
Ivanka's rabbi to speak at Republican convention

Ivanka's rabbi to speak at Republican convention

Speakers at Republican Convention include rabbi who converted Trump’s daughter to Judaism and pastor who said Sanders should embrace Jesus.JTA, 15/07/2016 05:00
Rabbinate: Lookstein conversions valid

Rabbinate: Lookstein conversions valid

Despite Wednesday's ruling by Supreme Rabbinical Court, Chief Rabbinate reaffirms its recognition of Rabbi Lookstein's conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2016 14:12
Court rules against US Rabbi's private conversions

Court rules against US Rabbi's private conversions

Israeli Rabbinic Court finalizes decision against private conversion performed by Ivanka Trump's rabbi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2016 21:43
200 protest Rabbinate's rejection of Lookstein

200 protest Rabbinate's rejection of Lookstein

MKs, former students protest Chief Rabbinate's decision to reject conversion performed by American Rabbi Lookstein.JTA, 07/07/2016 11:27
Trump conversion row raises concerns among US Jews

Trump conversion row raises concerns among US Jews

Leading American Jewish organization expresses concern over Israel's religious court system following rejection of rabbi's conversions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2016 21:47
Prominent Rabbi meets with R' Lookstein

Prominent Rabbi meets with R' Lookstein

President and Founder of the influential Tzohar Rabbinical Organization, Rabbi David Stav, meets with R' Lookstein to pledge support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2016 10:20
'Stop treating Diaspora rabbis with contempt'

'Stop treating Diaspora rabbis with contempt'

Natan Sharansky, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin join protest over Rabbinate's refusal to recognize conversions by Rabbi Haskel Lookstein.Rachel Kaplan, 06/07/2016 09:31
Top US Rabbi Says Obama Wrong to Attack Netanyahu

Top US Rabbi Says Obama Wrong to Attack Netanyahu

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein backs assessment of Charles Krauthammer, saying Obama's blaming Bibi for lack of peace is 'mindless.'Ari Yashar, 28/03/2015 23:59
'AIPAC the Most Important Event in Jewish Life'

'AIPAC the Most Important Event in Jewish Life'

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun discusses the AIPAC conference and also shares a story about Yitzhak Herzog.Uzi Baruch, 03/03/2015 04:43