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Just one rabbinical judge appointed to Supreme Rabbinical Court, six positions left open
Jerusalem Post

Allegations of cronyism in Bayit Yehudi over rabbinical appoin...

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

Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews

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 Post3 days ago Rabbis should do interfaith weddings  The Times Of Israel1 month ago Op-Ed: It's time to allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings  JTA1 month ago

Just Torah: Passover: A means not an end in itself

"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 Post1 week ago Leading Israeli rabbis say Messiah's time has come  WorldNetDaily1 week ago Rabbi sues Manischewitz, saying it let kosher standards slip  Equilibrio Informativo1 week ago Rabbinical Assembly Declares Kitniyot Kosher for Passover  US News & World Report1 week ago

Violence and Vision (Passover: 7th day, Exodus 13:17-15:26; 8th day, Deuteronomy 15:10-16:17)

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 Post1 week ago
Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post Editorial: Everyone's Rabbi

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 Post1 week ago
Washington Post

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 Post1 week ago Passover vacation niche grows to dozens of destinations  Houston Chronicle2 weeks ago Passover vacation niche grows  Cornwall Standard-Freeholder2 weeks ago

Beans And Rice For Passover? A Divisive Question Gets The Rabbis' OK

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 ...
 NPR1 week ago Jewplexed - This Passover: Limas, Garbanzos, and Corn, Oh My!  Virtual Jerusalem1 week ago

Rabbi Marc Schneier resigns as spiritual leader of The Hampton Synagogue

( 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 ...
 JTA1 week ago Rabbi with 5 ex-wives, and a new fling, finally gets Hamptons boot  New York Post1 week ago 'Rabbi to the stars' resigns from Hamptons temple after allegedly cheating on fifth wife  NewsGrio1 week ago Rabbi Marc Schneier resigning from Hampton Synagogue, denies pressure  The Times Of Israel1 week ago

Rabbi torpedoes plan to erect Moses statue in Siberian 'Jewish' enclave

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 Post1 week ago Moses statue gets cold shoulder from Siberia rabbi  The Times Of Israel1 week ago
Jerusalem Post

Steinsaltz on life in technicolor and the vitality of messianism

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 Post2 weeks ago
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