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Tzohar Rabbinical Organization decries Supreme Court non-halakhic conversion decision

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization decries Supreme Court non-halakhic conversion decision

Blames 'power brokers' associated with Chief Rabbinate for allowing decision to go ahead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/03/2021 18:46
Tzohar launches 'end of life' advisory service

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 14:33
Rabbi Cherlow slams campaign to pay celebrities to be vaccinated

Rabbi Cherlow slams campaign to pay celebrities to be vaccinated

Head of ethics department at Tzohar rabbinical organization says medical staff, at-risk groups must get vaccine before persuading the publicArutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2020 18:21
Tzohar calls on communities to increase vigilance over Simchat Torah holiday

Tzohar calls on communities to increase vigilance over Simchat Torah holiday

Rabbinical organization warns holiday, which is defined by large gatherings in shul, requires extra caution during COVID-19 crisis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2020 15:29
Tzohar rabbis receive unexpected support

Tzohar rabbis receive unexpected support

Ministry of Religious Services: Tzohar team among top experts and professionals in field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 15:30
Proof of Judaism project to expand to other cities

Proof of Judaism project to expand to other cities

Some 3,000 proof of Judaism files dealt with in Shorashim over past year, org decides to offer project to other cities around country.Mordechai Sones, 29/01/2019 22:52
Tel Aviv cafes trade private kosher certification for Rabbinate

Tel Aviv cafes trade private kosher certification for Rabbinate

More Tel Aviv restaurants transitioning to state Rabbinate kosher certificate supervision.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2019 22:06
Rabbi's org initiates resolution of ethical election principles

Rabbi's org initiates resolution of ethical election principles

Tzohar drafts ‘Resolution of Ethical Principles’ for Knesset candidates calling for process to be defined by integrity and mutual respect.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2019 20:43
'Kashrut Law is bad; increases corruption'

'Kashrut Law is bad; increases corruption'

Rabbi Rafi Feuerstein explains why he torpedoed MK Smotrich's law to improve kashrut: 'We demanded basic kosher package for traditionals.'Eliran Aharon, 29/08/2018 17:04
Rabbis urge cancelling Tzohar rabbis' ordination

Rabbis urge cancelling Tzohar rabbis' ordination

Group of prominent rabbis try and fail to arrange cooperation between Tzohar rabbis and the Chief Rabbinate.Ido Ben Porat, 20/06/2018 15:16
Why I support the private kashrut initiative of Tzohar rabbis

Why I support the private kashrut initiative of Tzohar rabbis

A wide public stands behind the rabbis of Tzohar, and therefore it is fitting and even obligatory for them to have a kashrut system.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 04/06/2018 14:00
Rabbi Lau: On religionization and incitement

Rabbi Lau: On religionization and incitement

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau addresses European Rabbi's conference, need to bring every Jew closer. Implicitly criticizes Tzohar rabbis.Hezki Baruch - Romania, 12/03/2018 22:55
Rabbis hold emergency meeting on alternative kashrut authority

Rabbis hold emergency meeting on alternative kashrut authority

Four senior Religious Zionist rabbis meet with Chief Rabbi to discuss concern about Tzohar's new private Kashrut supervision authority.Mordechai Sones, 11/03/2018 15:55
'Conservative Movement has taken over Tzohar'

'Conservative Movement has taken over Tzohar'

'New kashrut authority is effort to supplant Orthodox Rabbinate with Conservative Movement,' claim senior Rabbinate officials.Mordechai Sones, 27/02/2018 17:51
'They're trying to undermine the Rabbinate'

'They're trying to undermine the Rabbinate'

Shas MK attacks Tzohar rabbis following establishment of alternative kashrut, 'They didn't accept losing the Chief Rabbinate elections.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2018 16:29
Rabbinical org opens Tel Aviv marriage registration branch

Rabbinical org opens Tel Aviv marriage registration branch

Tzohar rabbinical organization opens marriage registration branch in Tel Aviv in cooperation with local rabbinate.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 26/12/2017 16:20
Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Rabbinical organization to engaged couples: Make accessibility a priority for your wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/06/2017 14:04
Israeli program brings religious, secular together on Shavuot

Israeli program brings religious, secular together on Shavuot

Shavuot classes in Israeli homes meant to bring religious, secular neighbors togetherJTA, 30/05/2017 17:25
Former chief rabbi Metzger will not address rabbinic conference

Former chief rabbi Metzger will not address rabbinic conference

Former chief rabbi Yonah Metzger backs out of participation in rabbinic conferenceYoel Domb, 26/01/2017 11:25
Tzohar: Force-feeding prisoners is right

Tzohar: Force-feeding prisoners is right

Tzohar rabbinical organization supports Supreme Court ruling upholding the forced feeding of security prisoners on hunger strike.Yedidya Ben-Or, 12/09/2016 12:51
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
Watch: How to say 'Shema Yisrael' in sign language

Watch: How to say 'Shema Yisrael' in sign language

Attending synagogue is something most religious Jews take for granted - but a new initiative reminds them not everyone is so fortunate.Ari Soffer, 03/12/2015 14:40
Report: Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Faces Deposal

Report: Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Faces Deposal

Sources say Chief Rabbinate looking to get rid of Efrat's veteran Chief Rabbi; Tzohar threatens to fight any moves to do so.Cynthia Blank, 25/05/2015 21:26
Tzohar Under Fire for 'Excluding Reform'

Tzohar Under Fire for 'Excluding Reform'

Orthodox rabbinical group attacked by left-wing activists for not including non-Orthodox speakers at upcoming Tikun Leil event.Yedidya Ben-Or and Hannah Kestenbaum, 18/05/2015 11:15
Rabbinical Org. Advocates for More Sex-Education

Rabbinical Org. Advocates for More Sex-Education

Tzohar Rabbinical Organization hosts special session, says Torah community must reclaim topic from 'less appropriate' sources.Cynthia Blank, 29/01/2015 12:42
Tel Aviv Synagogue Vandalized, Leftists Suspected

Tel Aviv Synagogue Vandalized, Leftists Suspected

Vandals burn books, write graffiti against Jewish State bill at synagogue identified with Tzohar Rabbis.Gil Ronen, 30/11/2014 21:01
Rabbinical Support for Prime Minister Netanyahu

Rabbinical Support for Prime Minister Netanyahu

PM meets with Tzohar rabbis in mutual show of gratitude and support.Hezki Baruch, Yoni Kempinski and Tova Dvorin, 04/09/2014 02:46
Watch: Arutz Sheva TV's Daily Edition

Watch: Arutz Sheva TV's Daily Edition

Tunnel threat in the north. Murdered reporter was Jewish and Israeli. Annexation or registration? Rabbis meet the Prime Minister.Yoni Kempinski, 04/09/2014 01:13
Tzohar Calls on Diaspora Jewry to Fly Israeli Flag

Tzohar Calls on Diaspora Jewry to Fly Israeli Flag

Rabbi David Stav, Tzohar chairman, calls on global support for Israel - both abroad and by visiting the Jewish state.Tova Dvorin, 01/08/2014 10:15
Annual Tzohar Conference Takes Place in Jerusalem

Annual Tzohar Conference Takes Place in Jerusalem

Religious-Zionist group hopes 'to make Israel more Jewish'; Rabbi David Stav cites unprecedented thirst for Judaism.Yoni Kempinski and Benny Moshe, 30/07/2014 14:20
Tekuma Rabbis: Vote Against Tzohar

Tekuma Rabbis: Vote Against Tzohar

The Rabbis of the Tekuma Party have issued a letter urging MKs against the Tzohar bill, which is slated today for a Knesset voteTova Dvorin, 28/10/2013 12:50
Anger as Shas Head Compares Rabbi to 'Idol'

Anger as Shas Head Compares Rabbi to 'Idol'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef says choosing Rabbi Stav as Chief Rabbi would be ‘like putting an idol in the sanctuary.’Maayana Miskin, 16/06/2013 13:43
Bayit Yehudi Endorses Rabbi Stav for Chief Rabbi

Bayit Yehudi Endorses Rabbi Stav for Chief Rabbi

Religious Zionist party votes to support relatively liberal candidate for Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi.Gil Ronen, 02/06/2013 17:38
Rabbis Open Hotline for Southern Israel

Rabbis Open Hotline for Southern Israel

The Tzohar rabbinic organization has opened a hotline for residents of southern Israel seeking Judaism, psychological boost. Maayana Miskin, 20/11/2012 18:45
Campaign: Make Chief Rabbinate More Relevant

Campaign: Make Chief Rabbinate More Relevant

The Tzohar organization undertakes a PR campaign to connect the Chief Rabbinate to the Israeli public. It is even on Facebook.Maayana Miskin, 24/08/2012 09:28
Tzohar Conference Deals with Modern Challenges

Tzohar Conference Deals with Modern Challenges

Annual conference by the Tzohar organization focused on how parents should deal with the challenges of the Facebook generation.Elad Benari & Hezki Baruch, 30/07/2012 05:15
Video: Tzohar's 'User-Friendly Circumcision'

Video: Tzohar's 'User-Friendly Circumcision'

The Tzohar Rabbinic Organization has launched a new effort to assist parents circumcising their sons according to Jewish law.Yoni Kempinski, 11/07/2012 07:30
ZAKA, Tzohar Bring Jews Together on Purim

ZAKA, Tzohar Bring Jews Together on Purim

On the holiday of Purim, ZAKA and Tzohar join together to bring Israel's hareidim and secular close together through food packages.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 02/03/2012 03:16