Sources in the rabbinical judges appointments committee have expressed concern that Bayit Yehudi MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli is strongly lobbying for a candidate who is the brother of her parliamentary aide. The appointments process is badly ... Jerusalem Post, 3 hours ago
Just one rabbinical judge appointed to Supreme Rabbinical Court, six positions left open - Jerusalem Post, 3 days ago
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The world-wide Conservative Movement approved on Monday a responsum drawn up by its Rabbinical Assembly, nullifying any provisions in Jewish civil law that discriminate against non-Jews. The Conservative Movement said its halachic position ...Jerusalem Post, 3 days ago Rabbis should do interfaith weddings The Times Of Israel, 1 month ago Op-Ed: It's time to allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings JTA, 1 month ago
"The moment waits for you. This is a rabbinic account of God's words to Moses and the Israelites as they stood at the Sea of Reeds stuck, for the longest ticking seconds of their lives. The sea was at their feet and the Egyptian soldiers behind ...Jerusalem Post, 1 week ago Leading Israeli rabbis say Messiah's time has come WorldNetDaily, 1 week ago Rabbi sues Manischewitz, saying it let kosher standards slip Equilibrio Informativo, 1 week ago Rabbinical Assembly Declares Kitniyot Kosher for Passover US News & World Report, 1 week ago
The ancient rabbis chose Isaiah's vision of peace on earth as the prophetic reading to accompany the Torah reading for the 8th day of Passover, the Festival of Freedom. The wolf will dwell with the lamb, the leopard lie down with the kid, calf ...Huffington Post, 1 week ago
Toward the end of Yom Kippur, before the Neila prayer, two young men entered through the back door of the Kehillat Shivtei Yisrael synagogue in Raanana, dressed in jeans and white T-shirts. Rabbi Daniel Beller spotted them, sensed their discomfort ...Jerusalem Post, 1 week ago
Some rabbis just lifted an 800-year-old dietary rule. The decision may change your Passover traditions.
This isn't a precise metaphor, but something is happening with Jews and Passover that's a little like if Weight Watchers most devout, longtime members suddenly learned that ice cream frappes are totally fine. This is a much bigger deal, though. ...Washington Post, 1 week ago Passover vacation niche grows to dozens of destinations Houston Chronicle, 2 weeks ago Passover vacation niche grows Cornwall Standard-Freeholder, 2 weeks ago
A Passover Seder table. During Passover, Jews avoid leavened bread. But whether legumes, corn and rice are OK has long been a point of contention among Jews of European and Middle Eastern ancestry. Now, rabbis have weighed in. Reza/ hide caption ...NPR, 1 week ago Jewplexed - This Passover: Limas, Garbanzos, and Corn, Oh My! Virtual Jerusalem, 1 week ago
( JTA ) — Rabbi Marc Schneier resigned as spiritual leader of The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton Beach, New York, after 26 years in the position. Schneier, 57, went public withhis decision to step down this summer in a letter emailed to ...JTA, 1 week ago Rabbi with 5 ex-wives, and a new fling, finally gets Hamptons boot New York Post, 1 week ago 'Rabbi to the stars' resigns from Hamptons temple after allegedly cheating on fifth wife NewsGrio, 1 week ago Rabbi Marc Schneier resigning from Hampton Synagogue, denies pressure The Times Of Israel, 1 week ago
Citing religious prohibitions, a rabbi in eastern Russia vetoed a local Jew's plan to erect a statue of Moses in Birobidzhan — an area which Soviet governments designated as a Jewish autonomous region. Eli Riss, a Chabad envoy who serves as ...Jerusalem Post, 1 week ago Moses statue gets cold shoulder from Siberia rabbi The Times Of Israel, 1 week ago
Decrying pomposity and frozen decorum, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz in his Passover message this year argues that innovation and novel interpretation at the Seder night is an ideal, and that the text of the Haggada cries out for participants to proffer ...Jerusalem Post, 2 weeks ago
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