Rabbi Shmuel ELiyahu

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Watch: Celebration of the lives of Rabbi Yehuda bar Ilai and Rabbi Meir Baal HaNes

Watch: Celebration of the lives of Rabbi Yehuda bar Ilai and Rabbi Meir Baal HaNes

Watch a celebration of the Holy Sages Rabbi Meir Baal HaNess and Rabbi Yehuda Bar Ilay, attended by Rabbi Shmuel Eliahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 00:28
'Not just the Baba Sali can, you can too'

'Not just the Baba Sali can, you can too'

The Chief Rabbi of Tsfat on Parashot Acharei- Mot and Kedoshim.Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 23/04/2021 14:24
Israel Independence Day - writing the new song of the Redemption

Israel Independence Day - writing the new song of the Redemption

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'We, our generation, are obligated to sing a new song. The Holy One Blessed Be He has made so many miracles for us.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2021 22:41
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu's condition for sitting with United Arab List

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu's condition for sitting with United Arab List

Tzfat Chief Rabbi says there is no 'decree from heaven' against talking with, sitting with Arab party.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 16:46
MK Ahmed Tibi calls Tzfat Chief Rabbi 'human garbage'

MK Ahmed Tibi calls Tzfat Chief Rabbi 'human garbage'

'No serious Muslim believes Israel belongs to the Jews.' Joint List MK accuses Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of racism, him 'human garbage'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 14:48
Watch: Special prayer of thanksgiving at the Southern Wall

Watch: Special prayer of thanksgiving at the Southern Wall

Singing, dancing, and musical instruments at special prayer session held to celebrate Passover and the slowing of the pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2021 08:39
Update your Haggadah!

Update your Haggadah!

We should regard the events of our times as the continuation of the same process that began with the Exodus from Egypt.Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 24/03/2021 16:39
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu composes special prayer for Passover cleaning

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu composes special prayer for Passover cleaning

"A Short Prayer before Pesach Cleaning" has been published in several languages, including Hebrew and English.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2021 00:03
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'A spark of Moshiach is in everyone'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'A spark of Moshiach is in everyone'

In a video on the Torah portions of Vayakhel and Pekudei, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu speaks about the spark of Moshiach in each and every Jew.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 11:38
The power of the Torah to influence the world – only in the Land of Israel

The power of the Torah to influence the world – only in the Land of Israel

Our power to impact the entire world is contingent upon Mount Moriah and Eretz IsraelRabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 10/02/2021 15:40
'What will the deniers of the pandemic say to the heavenly court?'

'What will the deniers of the pandemic say to the heavenly court?'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: How dare people still say that there is no pandemic when the mortality rate in some countries has almost doubled?Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 04/02/2021 01:03
Where is Daddy?: Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu on Parshat Beshalach

Where is Daddy?: Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu on Parshat Beshalach

Chief Rabbi of Tzfat's 'Moment of Wisdom' on Parshat Beshalach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2021 13:20
The Lord is God: Parshat Bo

The Lord is God: Parshat Bo

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu delivers weekly 'moment of wisdom' on the Parsha.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2021 13:24
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: Police planting instigators in protests

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: Police planting instigators in protests

If you see someone rioting, throwing stones at police, and swearing at them, they are damaging the struggle.Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 11/01/2021 14:22
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: America is collapsing, Israel must fill the vacuum

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: America is collapsing, Israel must fill the vacuum

Israel is sound and is called upon to take its place in leading the world's values. This is the outline that G-d promised Abraham. Op-ed.Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 10/01/2021 15:56
One of the 36 Righteous Women

One of the 36 Righteous Women

Yakuta Madar was a smart, clever and happy woman and until her last days she was constantly busy helping other people and making them happy.Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 28/12/2020 13:53
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: Everyone needs to get coronavirus vaccine

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: Everyone needs to get coronavirus vaccine

Tzfat chief rabbi says he has heard arguments against the coronavirus vaccine, but rules: 'Halakha says you trust vaccines.'Yehonatan Gottlieb, 10/12/2020 09:18
'Supreme Court silences rabbis and Right'

'Supreme Court silences rabbis and Right'

MK Betzalel Smotrich deplores Supreme Court decision to discipline Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu.Hezki Baruch, 21/09/2020 18:50
Supreme Court orders disciplinary action against Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Supreme Court orders disciplinary action against Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

Supreme Court says that Tzfat Chief Rabbi 'crossed red line' in what a city rabbi is allowed to say or publish.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2020 15:40
Rabbis say don't stay at 'missionary' hotel

Rabbis say don't stay at 'missionary' hotel

Leading rabbis warn public against staying at hotel owned by Christian missionary, say it is forbidden to support missionaries.Yehonatan Gottleib, 30/07/2020 18:32
Live: Shacharit and Hallel at Tomb of the Patriarchs

Live: Shacharit and Hallel at Tomb of the Patriarchs

Watch the festive prayer with Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, and Rabbi Uriel Seaied.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2020 05:32
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'More women are immersing in ritual baths'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'More women are immersing in ritual baths'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Chief Rabbi of Tzfat, says many are connecting to their roots now. 'People want to come to closer to the Creator.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2020 13:31
Leading rabbi's book to be translated into Chinese

Leading rabbi's book to be translated into Chinese

Rabbi Amichai Eliyahu meets Taiwanese representatives, who express appreciation and promise to translate his father's book into Chinese.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019 12:05
Tzfat Chief Rabbi: 'Stain on the justice system'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi: 'Stain on the justice system'

Rabbi Eliyahu urges PM to move Hevron market to Jewish community responsibility. 'Shame Jews haven't returned to their lands to this day.'Mordechai Sones, 12/11/2019 16:52
Rabbi Eliyahu: Work for unity now, don't wait until elections

Rabbi Eliyahu: Work for unity now, don't wait until elections

Tzfat chief rabbi calls to work for unity within Religious Zionist camp immediately rather than wait until the next election.Uzi Baruch, 19/09/2019 10:08
'How can terrorist murder people again in the same place?'

'How can terrorist murder people again in the same place?'

Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu pays shiva visit to family of teen murdered in bombing attack, says govt. must respond more strongly to terror.Yoni Kempinski, 25/08/2019 14:58
Leading rabbi moved by US ambassador's speech

Leading rabbi moved by US ambassador's speech

'Strengthening the bond between the US and Israel doesn't only strengthen us against Iran, it also builds up US society,' says Rabbi EliyahuEliran Aharon, 03/07/2019 14:35
Rabbi Eliyahu: Only one who doesn't blink can lead

Rabbi Eliyahu: Only one who doesn't blink can lead

Tzfat rabbi: Bennett, Shaked, Feiglin should be brought under United Right leadership. 'We are, in the end, a national religious community.'Eliran Aharon, 11/06/2019 09:17
Rav Shmuel Eliahu Supports the Sovereignty Youth

Rav Shmuel Eliahu Supports the Sovereignty Youth

"Sovereignty Youth is full of faith" says the Rabbi and praises the work of inculcating the vision of sovereignty over Judea & SamariaArutz Sheva, 11/12/2018 17:33
Rabbis against New Israel Fund: 'It fights against Judaism'

Rabbis against New Israel Fund: 'It fights against Judaism'

Rabbis Eliyahu, Lior and Aviner call upon religious Zionist organizations to sever contact with NIF. "They seek to destroy us from within."Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/08/2018 18:08
Would Rabbi Akiva have used Facebook?

Would Rabbi Akiva have used Facebook?

Chief rabbi of Tzfat, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, calls on rabbis to 'adopt media tools to teach Torah to the masses.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2018 11:32
Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council

Yossi Dagan to continue to lead Samaria Regional Council

Safed Chief Rabbi settles dispute between former, current leaders of Samaria Regional Council. 'Both are great men.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2018 21:24
'IDF shouldn't fight half its soldiers'

'IDF shouldn't fight half its soldiers'

Rabbi not surprised by decision not to promote religious General: 'I don't know what motivates Chief of Staff to fight religious soldiers.'Eliran Aharon, 11/06/2018 23:46
'To lead, the people need unity'

'To lead, the people need unity'

More than 1,000 rabbis attend conference of rabbis of religious Zionism in Jerusalem. 'State of Israel is the largest Torah center ever.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2018 10:57
Rabbi Eliyahu says to 'keep away from Berland like fire'

Rabbi Eliyahu says to 'keep away from Berland like fire'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu explains why he banned convicted sexual offender Rabbi Eliezer Berland from attending Lag Baomer celebration in Meron.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2018 15:21
Why is the IDF taking aim at Religious Zionist rabbis?

Why is the IDF taking aim at Religious Zionist rabbis?

IDF takes aim at Religious Zionist rabbis with video in honor of International Women's Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2018 21:37
'IDF should avoid pursuing agendas not related to security'

'IDF should avoid pursuing agendas not related to security'

Naftali Bennett weighs in on dust-up between IDF and prominent Religious Zionist rabbis over expansion of mixed-gender units.Tzvi Lev, 01/02/2018 21:19
'My father is filth?'

'My father is filth?'

Amichai Eliyahu, son of Tzfat rabbi, responds to Meretz leader: 'For years I wonder how people like you sleep at night.'Mordechai Sones, 01/02/2018 14:58
Thousands support Rabbi Eliyahu

Thousands support Rabbi Eliyahu

Petition supports Tzfat rabbi and member of Chief Rabbinate Council who called for Chief of Staff's dismissal for gender mixed units.Mordechai Sones, 24/01/2018 12:00
'IDF enlistment contingent on preserving way of life'

'IDF enlistment contingent on preserving way of life'

Rabbi of Jerusalem sends letter to Chief of Staff explaining religious soldiers 'hurt by trend of integrating girls into fighting units.'Mordechai Sones, 19/01/2018 02:12
Religious Zionist factions divided over calls to fire Eizenkot

Religious Zionist factions divided over calls to fire Eizenkot

Religious Zionist factions take sides over leading rabbi's call to fire IDF Chief of Staff.Tzvi Lev, 18/01/2018 11:56
Education Minister: I shouldn't have called rabbi 'impertinent'

Education Minister: I shouldn't have called rabbi 'impertinent'

Education Minister Naftali Bennett apologizes for calling Tzfat's Rabbi Eliyahu 'impertinent,' says IDF is working to fix its issues.Chana Roberts, 18/01/2018 11:23
Education Minister: IDF belongs to all of us, we mustn't harm it

Education Minister: IDF belongs to all of us, we mustn't harm it

Education Minister Bennett says he shouldn't have called Rabbi Eliyahu 'impertinent' for demanding IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot step down.Uzi Baruch, 17/01/2018 14:56
'Eizenkot is responsible for decreased combat unit enlistment'

'Eizenkot is responsible for decreased combat unit enlistment'

Tzfat rabbi does not regret call to dismiss Eizenkot: 'He fought Elor Azaria and the religious, harmed military rabbinate.'Eliran Aharon-Mordechai Sones, 17/01/2018 14:50
Jewish Home Min.: It's chutzpah to say IDF has a feminist agenda

Jewish Home Min.: It's chutzpah to say IDF has a feminist agenda

Education Minister Bennett criticizes Tzfat Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu for demanding IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot step down.Hezki Baruch, 17/01/2018 11:02
'Why is the IDF interfering with Torah study?'

'Why is the IDF interfering with Torah study?'

Leading rabbis call to sign petition requesting Chief of Staff reinstate Torah lesson at IDF training base.Mordechai Sones, 07/01/2018 12:06
'Forcing Prime Minister out because of cigars is outrageous'

'Forcing Prime Minister out because of cigars is outrageous'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi slams 'hypocritical' calls for PM Netanyahu to resign when other senior leaders were allowed to get away with worse.Eliran Aharon, 28/12/2017 22:52
'Trump will be remembered forever'

'Trump will be remembered forever'

Chief Rabbi of Tzfat says that with Jerusalem recognition, President Trump following in the footsteps of Cyrus the Great.Benny Toker, 08/12/2017 11:52
250 rabbis to Trump: Be strong and have courage

250 rabbis to Trump: Be strong and have courage

Samaria Council head gives White House letter expressing leading rabbis' support for declaration on J'lem. 'You will be remembered forever.'Ido ben Porat, 06/12/2017 21:04
'The Torah commands us to watch our mouths'

'The Torah commands us to watch our mouths'

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow blasts Tzfat's Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu after Eliyahu called alternative Kashrut label 'worthless'.Tzvi Lev, 03/10/2017 20:31
Watch: Central slichot event at Western Wall

Watch: Central slichot event at Western Wall

Kotel plaza packed, as Tzfat chief rabbi Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu leads repentance prayers ahead of Yom Kippur.Arutz 20, 26/09/2017 11:19
Arab breaks into Rabbi Eliyahu's home

Arab breaks into Rabbi Eliyahu's home

Arab man breaks into Rabbi Eliyahu's home undergoing renovations, attempts to illegally occupy property.Eliran Aharon, 22/08/2017 13:55
Rabbis outraged at haredi MK's support for concessions

Rabbis outraged at haredi MK's support for concessions

Rabbis slam MK Gafni's claim that Torah supports evacuating Jews from their homes to surrender land to Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2017 12:00
Rabbi of Tzfat receives death threats

Rabbi of Tzfat receives death threats

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu is sent death threats and experiences harassment after speaking out against LGBT lawsuit 'terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2017 09:06
Rabbi from Tzfat convicted of sexual offenses

Rabbi from Tzfat convicted of sexual offenses

Court convicts former yeshiva head of offenses against 8 women as part of plea bargain.Ido ben Porat, 26/07/2017 19:17
'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

'LGBT community forces the system to violate its beliefs'

Tzfat rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'LGBT terror forces the system to change, violate beliefs,' condemns LGBT 'terror.'Ido Ben Porat, Chana Roberts, 26/07/2017 10:43
'It is forbidden for doctors to go on strike'

'It is forbidden for doctors to go on strike'

Rabbi Eliyahu on child cancer department crisis at Hadassah: 'Jewish law says that a doctor who refuses to give treatment spills blood.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2017 11:00