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Spiritual leader of the Shas party Rabbi Shalom Cohen (center), flanked by Shas party chairman and I

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's son forced to quit post for political comments

Rabbi David Yosef, a member of the Shas Council of Torah Sages and a state-paid rabbi, violated regulations for public servants.

After fans chant antisemitic slogans, Dutch chief rabbi to hold town hall

The crowd chanted "Hamas, Hamas, Jews to the gas," before the match against the Ajax.

Rabbi saves Torah from burning inferno

Evacuation orders were issued for the entire area, and roads had been blocked leading to an from the campus and the Chabad Samson Student Center where Goldman works.

If rabbis can’t talk about public policy, what’s the point of Torah?

If rabbis are qualified to attend to those suffering pain, loss or grief, are we not also qualified to address the brokenness in the US that results in pain, in loss, in grief?

By RABBI MICHAEL ROTHBAUM/JTA
23/04/2021

Rabbinate is overstepping its boundaries on conversion, divorces - opinion

I believe the Israeli Rabbinate is overstepping their boundaries especially in two areas dependent upon a personal relationship: between a rabbi and convert, and a congregant seeking a divorce.

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Ethiopian Israeli suing rabbi for casting doubt on her Jewishness

According to the lawsuit, the mikveh attendant stayed at home for a month and a half after being shamed by Druckman due to the public embarassment he had caused her.

An ambulance driving in the central Israeli city of Elad, April 5, 2020

Grand rabbi of the Spinka hassidic dynasty hospitalized - report

It is unclear what is wrong with the rabbi, other than that he was suffering from shortness of breath.

Contract drivers collect bags of free groceries to deliver from Bread for the City

Jewish lessons from my father: Value labor even when you are management

My dad taught me that businesses thrive when the dignity of every human being is honored — workers, customers and shareholders alike.

By RABBI RACHEL TIMONER/JTA
17/04/2021
Rabbi Rachel Kahn Troster, T’ruah’s director of programs (left) and Rabbi Jill Jacobs, Truah’s execu

New York rabbis celebrate approval of $2.1 billion Excluded Workers Fund

The letter quoted The Torah to make its case, stating that "You shall not abuse a needy and destitute laborer, whether a fellow countryman or a stranger in one of the communities of your land.”

Jerusalem rabbi under investigation after teenage yeshiva student drowns

The student reportedly jumped into the waters of Nahal Prat and drowned, undergoing extensive CPR before being evacuated by helicopter.

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