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'Declare joint run ASAP'

Religious Zionist rabbis demand that Jewish Home and National Union unite to one list in hopes to add Otzma Yehudit.

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'Serious mistake if the right loses power'

Samaria Council head calls on religious Zionist rabbis to push 5 right-wing parties to unite, as polls indicate none will pass threshold.

'Serious mistake if the right loses power'

Bennett's meeting with rabbis canceled

Meeting between Bennett and religious Zionist rabbis canceled after activists demanded that the rabbis not attend.

Bennett's meeting with rabbis canceled

Chief Rabbi of Rosh Ha’ayin dies at 74

Rabbi Azaria Basis, Chief Rabbi of Rosh Ha’ayin and leader of Yemenite Jewish community, dies at 74.

Chief Rabbi of Rosh Ha’ayin dies at 74

Rabbi Yosef Wald from Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav passes away

Late Rabbi who served as teacher and also as researcher at Halacha Berura Institute passes away during holiday.

Rabbi Yosef Wald from Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav passes away

Government anti-racism unit head to act against racist rabbis

Appeal made after increasing reports of racism against Ethiopian Jews and their status as Jews being called into question.

Government anti-racism unit head to act against racist rabbis

Modi'in Illit: Rabbi of mikvahs passes away

Rabbi Meir Yisrael Yakobovitch, of Modi'in Illit founders and who served as local mikveh rabbi, passes suddenly.

Modi'in Illit: Rabbi of mikvahs passes away

Police rabbi in hot water for signing anti-LGBT missive

Police says it will discipline Rabbi Yoel Shem-Tov after he affixed signature to letter decrying 'LGBT terrorism'.

Police rabbi in hot water for signing anti-LGBT missive

Druze community leader backs rabbis speaking out on gender

Sheikh Mu'afak Tarif refers to rabbis' letter against gender disorientation: 'Incumbent on them to keep religion, preserve basic values.'

Druze community leader backs rabbis speaking out on gender

Rabbi who fought against the Alliance dies at 91

Rabbi Moshe Lasry, native of Casablanca, founded Otzar Hatorah institutions in Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Iran to fight 'Alliance' schools.

Rabbi who fought against the Alliance dies at 91

Sephardic rabbis gather for anti-Draft Law prayer

During Knesset vote on Draft Law, Sephardic rabbis expected to hold prayer service at grave of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef against law.

Sephardic rabbis gather for anti-Draft Law prayer

Rabbis ask Shaked to prevent 'Reform Plaza'

Letter sent ahead of Ministerial Committee on Archaeological Sites' expected approval of construction expanding the plaza.

Rabbis ask Shaked to prevent 'Reform Plaza'

Rabbis in Russia fall victim to anti-missionary law

Russia seeks to force out foreign rabbis as 'national security threat.'

Rabbis in Russia fall victim to anti-missionary law

Poll: Most haredi rabbis in Israel use the internet

Israeli poll finds that most haredi rabbis use the internet, own a computer, and use a computer to prepare Torah classes.

Poll: Most haredi rabbis in Israel use the internet

Religious Zionist rabbis unite

Hundreds of religious Zionist rabbis gather in Jerusalem in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.

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The Knesset Rebbetzin?

Following Reform pressure, Knesset Legal Advisor opens tender for position of Knesset Rabbi, also to women 'who meet criteria'.

The Knesset Rebbetzin?

Fifty rabbis ascend Temple Mount

Religious Zionist Rabbis visit Temple Mount, protest police attitude towards youth ascending Mount.

Fifty rabbis ascend Temple Mount

Leading haredi rabbis ban use and sale of smartwatches

Rabbis ban use of smartwatch, ruling that those who sell it 'take part in causing the public to sin.'

Leading haredi rabbis ban use and sale of smartwatches

Orthodox Union will not penalize synagogues with women clergy

OU says it won't penalize synagogues that already employ women as clergy, but reaffirms prohibition on hiring women for rabbinic positions.

Orthodox Union will not penalize synagogues with women clergy

Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

British rabbi arrested in fraud investigation against investment firm.

Manchester rabbi arrested in investment fraud case

'National Religious rabbis aren't Netanyahu's lackeys'

Officials blast PM's call to national religious rabbis to back him in face of police investigation. 'He ignores us - until he needs us.'

'National Religious rabbis aren't Netanyahu's lackeys'

Netanyahu to demand support from religious Zionist rabbis?

PM reportedly seeking to prevent religious Zionist rabbis from abandoning him if police recommend he be indicted.

Netanyahu to demand support from religious Zionist rabbis?

'Shas party dictated who would be the city's rabbi'

Tiberias residents say Shas party forced Shas rabbi on them, promise to remain loyal to beloved yet unofficial city rabbi.

'Shas party dictated who would be the city's rabbi'

Joint Service Ordinance open to change

Chief of Staff listens attentively to rabbis remarks, makes clear that order may be updated in accordance with their suggestions.

Joint Service Ordinance open to change

Religious Zionist rabbis may weigh ban on officers' course

Religious Zionist rabbis say IDF must change coed combat policies, Beit El Yeshiva dean refuses to attend meeting with IDF Chief of Staff.

Religious Zionist rabbis may weigh ban on officers' course

Ethiopian community's new rabbi is hesder yeshiva graduate

Chief Ethiopian Jewish rabbi retires, new rabbi learned in Religious Zionist yeshivas and published over ten books.

Ethiopian community's new rabbi is hesder yeshiva graduate

Rabbis arrested for fraud sent to house arrest

The 4 are suspected of fraudulently obtaining police 'fitness certificates' that qualify them for the post of 'City Rabbi.'

Rabbis arrested for fraud sent to house arrest

Four rabbis arrested for fraud, breach of trust

Police arrest 4 rabbis from various cities on suspicion of fraudulently obtaining 'fitness certificates' qualifying them for title 'rabbi'

Four rabbis arrested for fraud, breach of trust

Rabbis seek pope’s cooperation in fighting Islamic extremism

International rabbinical delegation presents Pope Francis with document by Israeli rabbinate and Diaspora rabbis on cooperation.

Rabbis seek pope’s cooperation in fighting Islamic extremism

Over 1,500 rabbis take stand against BDS

More than 1,500 Orthodox rabbis from across US join Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce call to support Israel's effort to combat BDS.

Over 1,500 rabbis take stand against BDS

Tel Aviv yeshiva prepares Ethiopian scholars for rabbinate

Former chief rabbi visits new yeshiva founded to prepare young Ethiopian Torah scholars for rabbinic ordination..

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'A soldier who smokes shoots less accurately'

Expert on smoking in the IDF says tobacco companies exploit army to create addicts and income, calls on rabbis to forbid smoking as well.

'A soldier who smokes shoots less accurately'

Leading rabbis to Netanyahu: Be strong

Leading Religious Zionist rabbis sign declaration of support for PM after Reform, Conservative outcry over Kotel Plan and Conversion Law.

Leading rabbis to Netanyahu: Be strong

Rabbi found dead at Jewish summer camp

Young rabbi found dead in his bed in NY summer camp.

Rabbi found dead at Jewish summer camp

Study finds 80% of Reform clergy are Democrats

Yale study finds that vast majority of Reform and Conservative clergy in US affiliate as Democrats, while 40% of Orthodox rabbis do.

Study finds 80% of Reform clergy are Democrats

Rabbi clarifies video of singing in front of pope

Singing and dancing began 'spontaneously without my foreknowledge or consent.'

Rabbi clarifies video of singing in front of pope

IDF to investigate commander's disgracing of IDF rabbi

IDF rabbi booted from ceremony by commander minutes before he was to stand before soldiers and read a prayer.

IDF to investigate commander's disgracing of IDF rabbi

'Burn me alive': A journalist's dilemma

What is a Jewish journalist's responsibility regarding public morale, penitent rapist's feelings, and Rabbinic honor? Commentary.

'Burn me alive': A journalist's dilemma

Conflict arises between Frankfurt rabbis and Chabad

Frankfurt Jewish group severs ties with German city’s Chabad over ‘disrespect’ and ‘insults.'

Conflict arises between Frankfurt rabbis and Chabad

'Solidarity cannot be confined to the symbolic'

President Rivlin calls on rabbinic leadership  in Diaspora to participate in strategic dialogue about future of Jewish people.

'Solidarity cannot be confined to the symbolic'