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Posters distributed across Hungary attack the Jewish billionaire. Israeli envoy to Budapest says antisemitic images ‘sow hatred and fear.’
Chief Rabbis reiterate opposition to enlistment of religious women to the IDF; Lapid: This is insolence, a national scandal.
Livni had the privilege of sitting on the dais together with President Peres, Deputy Min. for Religious Affairs Eli Ben Dahan and the rabbis.
Several dozen IDF soldiers would attend the Torah lesson every week.
By JEREMY SHARON
Lau said he would not convene another meeting of the Council of the Chief Rabbinate as long as the rabbinate’s legal adviser "does not change its ways, and recognizes its place and authority."
By JEREMY SHARON,TAMARA ZIEVE
Rabbi Yehoshua Fass’ affirmation for a congregant was rejected in 2016 along with those of 159 other Diaspora rabbis.
Lau and Yosef have had a high-profile quarrel for several months over various issues.
A difference of opinion between the two rabbis over who should be appointed to the position of director of the Chief Rabbinate became public two weeks ago.
Lau said that it was “forbidden” to deliberately speak to the Conservative community in such a manner, and that education in Conservative schools “distances Jews” from their tradition.
"State rabbinical judges for conversion are as connected as anyone else to the Jewish people,” Lau says in criticism of new conversion courts.
In improved condition, victim of shooting attack in Jerusalem recounts assassination attempt to chief rabbi.
Chief Rabbi David Lau recuses himself from any involvement in electoral procedures as brother enters race as well.
Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau reaches out to non-Orthodox Jews during New York trip.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
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