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Tzohar's 'Code of Ethics' for kosher supervisors

Tzohar rabbinic organization stresses importance of teaching ethical behavior even prior to the practical side of kosher supervision.

Tzohar's 'Code of Ethics' for kosher supervisors

Chief Rabbinate's complaints with Tzohar kashrut revealed

Details of Chief Rabbinate's response to Tzohar petition to Supreme Court revealed. Tzohar dismisses allegations.

Chief Rabbinate's complaints with Tzohar kashrut

Tzohar's kosher supervision honored at Israel Cuisine Awards

'Breaking Rabbinate's monopoly over kashrut is an important step helping to bring the Israeli kitchen and kosher kitchen closer together.'

Tzohar's kosher supervision honored at Israel Cuisine Awards

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow weighs in on the 'Sarco' suicide capsule: Enter and die

New device now approved in Switzerland for a "peaceful" death. "This phenomenon is only going to spread," says Tzohar Rabbi Yuval Cherlow.

Rabbi weighs in on the 'Sarco' suicide capsule: Enter and die

Who called Rabbi Stav & Rabbi Aryeh Stern 'Reform'?

Speaking was Rabbi Cohen, dean of the Hebron yeshiva, while praising Rabbi Ovadya Yosef for his uncompromising stance.

Who called Rabbi Stav & Rabbi Aryeh Stern 'Reform'?player

1300 Ulpana girls considering IDF service visit induction center

Head of Tzohar, Rabbi David Stav congratulates girls for considering army service.

1300 Ulpana girls considering IDF service visit induction center

Tzohar taking Shabbat to the Israel Trail

Tzohar organization offers Shabbat programming for hikers along the famed Israel Trail.

Tzohar taking Shabbat to the Israel Trail

Rabbi David Stav: Proud to have a Shabbat-observant prime minister

Chairman of Tzohar rabbinical organization says his organization stays out of politics, but is proud to have a religious prime minister.

Rabbi David Stav: Proud to have a Shabbat-observant PMplayer

Prayer in honor of children returning to synagogues

With corona restrictions lifted, Tzohar drafts special prayer for the return of children to the synagogues

Prayer in honor of children returning to synagogues

Ohr Torah Stone, Tzohar prepare for hundreds of Purim celebrations

400 individual megillah readings in over 200 different communities across Israel in accordance with government COVID restrictions.

Ohr Torah Stone, Tzohar prepare for Purim celebrations

Tzohar launches 'end of life' advisory service

As number of coronavirus fatalities continues to rise, Tzohar Rabbinical Organization unveils new program for end of life ethical issues.

Tzohar launches 'end of life' advisory service

Watch: Live panel on 'vaccination dilemma'

Tzohar and Arutz Sheva hold special broadcast: The vaccination dilemma: Covid-19 vaccine from ethical, medical and halachic perspectives.

Watch: Live panel on 'vaccination dilemma'player

Tzohar Rabbinical organization: Close the synagogues

Religious Zionist rabbinical organization calls on government to listen to Coronavirus Czar, synagogues to act responsibly during lockdown.

Tzohar Rabbinical org: Close the synagogues

Tzoar rabbis call to move up end of Daylight Saving Time

'Moving clocks back will make praying outside easier for those fasting on Yom Kippur,' Tzohar rabbi says.

Rabbis call to move up end of Daylight Saving Time

As coronavirus pandemic continues, Jewish groups take holiday prayers outside

Two Orthodox organizations coordinate small, outdoor prayer groups across Israel for the upcoming holiday season.

As crisis continues, Jewish groups take holiday prayers outside

Tzohar composes prayer for parents to recite for safety of new IDF recruits

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization has composed a special prayer for parents to recite for the safety of their children.

Tzohar composes parents' prayer for safety of new IDF recruitsplayer

Did my late father officiate at your wedding?

The daughter of Rabbi Daniel Beller, who married off hundreds of couples, is asking people to send in videos of their weddings.

Did my late father officiate at your wedding?player

Tzohar rabbis call on at-risk groups not to attend synagogue

Tzohar rabbinic org.: Anyone at risk, even the slightest, should stay away from the synagogue.

Tzohar rabbis call on at-risk groups not to attend synagogue

Tzohar offers solution for those purchasing new utensils during lockdown

Tzohar rabbis advocate halachic sale of new utensils for Passover under coronavirus lockdown.

Tzohar: Solution for those purchasing new Passover utensils

Tzohar volunteers to say Kaddish in place of mourners in quarantine

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization offers online resource for mourners unable to attend synagogue services due to Coronavirus quarantine.

Tzohar volunteers to say Kaddish for mourners in quarantine

Tzohar rabbis receive unexpected support

Ministry of Religious Services: Tzohar team among top experts and professionals in field.

Tzohar rabbis receive unexpected support

'Most Israelis seek to connect to their heritage'

Tzohar to hold 350 free, public, Yom Kippur prayer services around Israel.

'Most Israelis seek to connect to their heritage'

Tzohar announces development of Tel Aviv center

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks: “Tzohar does what we need to do in this particular day and age.”

Tzohar announces development of Tel Aviv centerplayer

'We resigned due to your action against the Chief Rabbinate'

12 rabbis resign from Tzohar rabbinic organization, saying it 'crosses red lines and engages in public deception.'

'We resigned due to your action against the Chief Rabbinate'

Tzohar annual Shavuot learning programs go global

Hundreds of learning sessions organized by Tzohar to take place across Israel and beyond.

Tzohar annual Shavuot learning programs go global

Over 90,000 expected to join national Megillah campaign on Purim

Tzohar, Ohr Torah Stone organize mass national Megillah reading with 500 locations for Purim, with 90,000 participants expected.

Over 90,000 expected to join national Megillah campaign on Purim

'We have a friend in the White House, but the freeze continues'

Senior Tzohar Rabbinical Organization member Uri Shecter explains reason he is running with Bennett and Shaked.

'We have a friend in the White House, but the freeze continues'

Chief Rabbi says some Religious Zionist groups hurting Rabbinate

Rabbi Dovid Lau says that liberal Religious Zionist organizations 'using resources to harm the Rabbinate and distance it from the public'.

Chief Rabbi says some Religious Zionist groups hurting Rabbinate

Bringing Rosh Hashana to the public

Initiative will enable wider Israeli public to hear the Shofar blasts by holding Rosh Hashana activities in public parks.

Bringing Rosh Hashana to the public

MK Smotrich and Tzohar clash over kashrut bill

Jewish Home MK responds to Tzohar kashrut initiative head after his kashrut bill blocked. 'Not everything is kosher in war on rabbinate.'

MK Smotrich and Tzohar clash over kashrut billplayer

Forbidden by Rabbinate yet approved by Tzohar

Chief Rabbinate informs public: Artichoke forbidden for consumption by Rabbinate served in restaurant holding Tzohar kosher certification.

Forbidden by Rabbinate yet approved by Tzohar

Another 'Aroma Cafe' branch comes under Tzohar supervision

Previously non-kosher cafe in Tel Aviv joins Tzohar kashrut supervision program.

Another 'Aroma Cafe' branch comes under Tzohar supervision

Tzohar kashrut: 'People vote with their feet'

Head of Tzohar kashrut responds to AG's decision against private kosher authorites, says Chief Rabbinate 'fears competition'.

Tzohar kashrut: 'People vote with their feet'

Tzohar's kashrut agency suffers a major blow

Attorney General rules restaurants cannot display certificates from kashrut organizations other than the Chief Rabbinate.

Tzohar's kashrut agency suffers a major blow

Diaspora restaurants seek Tzohar kashrut certification

Tzohar distributes booklets in synagogues throughout Israel on how to keep kosher while vacationing abroad.

Diaspora restaurants seek Tzohar kashrut certification

Online post draws backlash in support of new Kashrut supervision

Pro-Rabbinate NGO ripped over calls to boycott restaurant using alternate Kosher supervision as Israelis voice support for Tzohar Kashrut.

Online post draws backlash in support of new Kashrut supervision

58% of diners who do not keep kosher prefer alternative kashrut

MK Elazar Stern welcomes Tzohar rabbis alternative kashrut system. 'Current kashrut system doesn't enhance respect for Israel's Jewishness.'

58% of diners who do not keep kosher prefer alternative kashrut

'Tzohar shows contempt for law with new kashrut authority'

Chief Rabbinate angered at rabbinical group for establishing alternative kashrut authority.

'Tzohar shows contempt for law with new kashrut authority'

Kosher competition? Tzohar launches new Kashrut authority

Rabbinical group opens alternative Kashrut authority to certify Israeli restaurants, ending Rabbinate monopoly on certification.

Kosher competition? Tzohar launches new Kashrut authorityplayer

Historic partnership between Tzohar and Tel Aviv Rabbinate

Agreement paves way for more couples to embrace halakhic marriages.

Historic partnership between Tzohar and Tel Aviv Rabbinate