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Chief rabbi lauds Netanyahu for thwarting conversion law
Ynet News

Chief rabbi lauds Netanyahu for thwarting conversion law

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef congratulates prime minister for his 'brave decision' to drop his support for controversial law, which 'would have created a rift among the Jewish people.' Kobi Nachshoni Chief Sephardic Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef has sent ... Ynet News, 11 hours ago
It must not happen again Canadian Jewish News, 1 day ago

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Washington City Paper, 3 days ago
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Five Towns Jewish Times, 3 days ago
Jerusalem Post

Analysis: Amar's victory means threats of a split in Shas will subside

The tumultuous electoral race for the twin positions of Ashkenazi and Sephardi chief rabbis of Jerusalem is now behind us with the victors Rabbi Arye Stern and Rabbi Shlomo Amar now safely ensconced in their new posts. But the consequences of the ...
 Jerusalem Post20 hours ago A very Jerusalem chief rabbi race  Jerusalem Post23 hours ago After tempestuous campaign, Jerusalem to name 2 chief rabbis  Israel Hayom2 days ago Revenge drives Jerusalem's rabbinical race  Haaretz2 weeks ago
Sunday Star-Times

Power and Powerlessness in Religion

The Washington Post via Up until last week, Barry Freundel was the rabbi of a large Orthodox Jewish shul in Washington D.C. He was a leader in modern Orthodox thought and an intellectual force in the Jewish world. He was on the executive board ...
 Huffington Post14 hours ago Tipping point  Intermountain Jewish News10 hours ago 3 Reasons Clergy Matter Now More Than Ever  Huffington Post1 day ago Prominent rabbi charged with voyeurism  Sunday Star-Times4 days ago

WATCH: The Rabbi Freundel scandal: what does it mean for women and Judaism?

The scandal has resulted in a 'revolutionary' move by the Rabbinical Council of America, says Haaretz's Judy Maltz - giving Orthodox women a role in rabbinical courts for the first time. Voyeurism allegations against a prominent American rabbi have ...
 Haaretz21 hours ago 'Peeping' D.C. rabbi suspected of further violations  Haaretz3 days ago Voyeur rabbi suspended as details of charges come to light  Haaretz1 week ago RCA suspends Freundel after voyeurism charge  JTA1 week ago
Jerusalem Post

European Rabbis worried over Mideast Christians

TBILISI, GEORGIA - European Jewry is worried about the security of the Middle East's Christian minority, the leader of a prominent Rabbinical group stated on Thursday. According to Moscow based Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, the President of the ...
 Jerusalem Post21 hours ago The End of European Jewry? 80% Assimilation Rate  Virtual Jerusalem1 month ago Study: 40% of European Jews hide their religion  Jerusalem Post1 month ago Study 40 of European Jews hide their religion  Big News Network1 month ago
The Times Of Israel

Western Wall rabbi slams deceptive women's group

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, who runs Judaism's most sacred holy site, the Kotel or Western Wall, slammed a women's prayer group Friday for sneaking a miniature Torah scroll into the women's section earlier in the day. A small group of Women of the ...
 The Times Of Israel4 hours ago Rabinowitz criticizes efforts to prevent Jewish access to Temple Mount  Jerusalem Post1 day ago Women of the Wall launch Bat Mitzva ad campaign on Jerusalem buses  Jerusalem Post1 week ago

Converts say Freundel went well beyond peeping

NEW YORK — When Rabbi Barry Freundel asked Bethany Mandel to take a really long shower before a practice dunk in the mikveh prior to her formal conversion to Judaism, the whole request seemed a bit odd, she says. For one thing, Freundel ...
 Intermountain Jewish News16 hours ago 'Freundel's abuse extended beyond peeping'  Haaretz2 days ago Converts say Freundel's abuse of power extended beyond mikvah peeping  JTA2 days ago

Occupy the Synagogue

Well before the Jewish New Year had arrived last September, it was already clear that American rabbis across the denominational spectrum were going to use their pulpits, for the most heavily-attended sermons of 2014, to endorse one of the bloodiest ...
 ZNet22 hours ago Rabbi, don't wimp out on Israel  The Times Of Israel1 month ago Jewish New Year pilgrimage to Uman, an Israeli trend ?  AlMonitor1 month ago A Las Vegas Jewish New Year Story: Bet Knesset Bamidbar, the Largest...  PRWeb1 month ago
Jerusalem Post

Its time for the rabbis to defer to women

There are instances in the history of halacha when one seminal event literally changed our practice. A Jewish divorce or get issued in 1766 by a husband who might not have been of sound mind changed the way halacha looks at the delivery of ...
 Jerusalem Post1 day ago
Jewish Week

Conversions Performed By Barry Freundel, Rabbi Arrested For Voyeurism, Still Legitimate: Israel Rabbinate

JERUSALEM (RNS) A major crisis between American and Israeli rabbis was averted Tuesday (Oct. 21) when Israel's Chief Rabbinate said it will not question the validity of conversions performed under the auspices of a modern Orthodox rabbi in ...
 Huffington Post2 days ago Conversions Performed By Voyeuristic Rabbi Still Legitimate: Israel Rabbinate  Huffington Post2 days ago Freundel Scandal Means Fresh Relevance For New Sex-Ed Program  Jewish Week1 day ago The rabbinic domination of the womb  Ynet News3 days ago
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