Torat Hamelekh

News and updates about Torat Hamelekh

'Torat Hamelech' author indicted for incitement

Rabbi from Yitzhar and author of treatise on rules of warfare in Jewish law indicted after leftist groups complain over articles he wrote.

'Torat Hamelech' author indicted for incitement

Rabbi may be indicted for incitement to violence

A-G Mandelblit Decides that Rabbi Yoseph Elitzur, co-author of Torat HaMelekh, should be charged for calling for violence.

Rabbi may be indicted for incitement to violence

Leftists go ga-ga over IDF Rabbi's dance partner

IDF Chief Rabbi Rafi Peretz will be very mildly disciplined for dancing with the rabbi who wrote a controversial book.

Leftists go ga-ga over IDF Chief Rabbi's dance partner

Soldiers Arrested For 'Inciting' to Refuse Orders

Police arrest 4 activists from Samaria suspected of 'inciting' other recruits to refuse orders to expel Jews from their homes.

IDF Recruits Arrested For 'Inciting' Others to Refuse Orders

Would-Be Book Burners

Would-Be Book Burners

State Owes Rabbis Apology for Torat Hamelekh

State Control Committee chair says closing the Torat Hamelekh case without indictments is woefully insufficient; plans committee debate

MK Ariel: State Owes Rabbis Apology for Torat Hamelekh

UK Bans Rabbi Elitzur From Country

British security officials banned Rabbi Yosef Elitzur from entering the country over opinions expressed in his book Torat HaMelekh

UK Bans Rabbi Elitzur From Country

MK Recalls Rebbe's Questioning

MK Michael Ben-Ari began a speech in the Knesset by reading an excerpt about the Lubavitcher rebbe who was questioned by Jews in Soviet Russia.

Ben-Ari Recalls Rebbe's Questioning in Soviet Russia

Gaon Weighs in on R. Lior

Legendary singer questions wisdom of state actions against Rabbis Lior and Yosef.

Yehoram Gaon: Did Police Need Rabbis’ Fingerprints?

Group: Left Incites Againt Right

The Yesha Human Rights group is demanding that Shai Nitzan investigate leftwing journalist Yonatan Shem-or for incitement against the right.

Attorneys Demand Nitzan Investigate Leftist Incitement

'Torah Above All Laws'

Rabbi Shalom Gold at the support rally for Rabbis Dov Lior and Yaakov Yosef: "The real honor that was diminished was that of the police."

Rabbi Shalom Gold: Torah Law is Above Any Other Law

Rally For Torah Independence

Thousands rallied in front of Israel's Supreme Court in support of Rabbis Dov Lior and Yaakov Yosef. Rabbi Lior danced with supporters.

Rally For Rabbis Lior and Yosef at Supreme Court

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.

MK Elkin Visits Rabbi Lior: 'Ridiculous Interrogation'

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.

Rabbi Eliezer Melamed: Why Rabbis Refused Police Summons

Rabbi Opposes Torat Hamelech

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef expresses opposition to publishing the Torat Hamelech book. His son wrote a "haskama", rabbinical approbation, for it.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Opposes 'Torat Hamelech' Book

Danino Warns Against Protests

Police commissioner Yochanan Danino warned against protests if Rabbi Yaakov Yosef is arrested; criticized protests over Rabbi Lior's arrest.

Danino Talks Tough After Lior Protests

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."

Rabbi Lior Speaks About Arrest: It Was an Excuse to Harass

‘Halacha is No Police Matter’

Rabbi of Ramat Gan: state could have asked the Chief Rabbinate to disavow “The King’s Torah.”

Rav Yaakov Ariel: Wrong Halachic Ruling is No Police Matter

Rabbi Lior: What was Our Crime?

Students and rabbis gather to discuss recent arrest warrants over the book Torat Hamelech.

Rabbi Lior: What was Our Crime?

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.

Rabbis to Explain 'Torat HaMelech' Controversy

'Torah is On Trial,' Rabbi says

The son of leading Sephardic rabbi Ovadia Yosef faces arrest, says police are trying to put the Torah on trial.

Second Rabbi Faces Arrest; 'They Are Putting Torah on Trial'

Large Support for Rabbi Lior

Jewish groups outraged over police warrant for prominent rabbi, plan a support protest on Tuesday.

Large Shows of Support for Rabbi Lior

Fellow Rabbis Defend Rabbi Yosef

Police summoned Rabbi Yaakov Yosef for questioning over his his support for a book that quotes Jewish Law on killing the enemy.

Sephardic Rabbis Defend Rabbi Yosef, Suspected of Incitement