rabbi shlomo riskin

Shlomo Riskin
Rabbis disagree whether Trump will be good for the world

“Many people, including myself, are repelled by his vocabulary and talk about women, but former president Bill Clinton was far more promiscuous, and somehow the American public accepted him."

Yoram Raanan
The Jewish message of love

"We can only hope and pray that Congress will be wiser and will prevent this Alice-in-Wonderland deal-debacle before it destroys the entire free world."

Chief rabbis of Jerusalem, Rabbi Shlomo Amar and Rabbi Arye Stern
Know Comment: Convert the Chief Rabbinate

Unless the Rabbinate wakes up and “converts” itself into a more compassionate halachic religious services provider, it will be bypassed and wither away.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
Chief Rabbinate for whom?

We must continue to work to restore Rav Kook’s universalist vision and path. Judaism – and all Jews – deserve no less.

Shlomo Riskin
Rabbi Riskin’s term extended after Rabbinate had thrown doubt on his continued tenure

“I think this episode was a huge victory for those who want to see changes in the Rabbinate,” says Former Yesh Atid MK Dov Lipman.

By HANNAH SARISOHN
29/06/2015
David Lau
Ask The Rabbi: Can the Chief Rabbinate force Rabbi Riskin to retire?

The attempt to capriciously deploy a retirement law, for ideological reasons, against Rabbi Riskin is an outrage.

By RABBI SHLOMO BRODY
11/06/2015
THE JERUSALEM conversion office of the Chief Rabbinate
The POSTman Knocks Twice: Operation Bypass: Defang the Chief Rabbinate

It would take just one courageous rabbi to show the way. His example would be followed by more and more as courage becomes infectious.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Midreshet Lindenbaum
The Human Spirit: Branding at the Chief Rabbinate

"I’m writing as a taxpayer, as an observant Jew, and as an Israeli double-digit grandmother, who cares intensely about the Jewish future of the Jewish state."

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin
Rabbi Riskin – until 120

Age is a number, no more and no less.

By RABBI STEWART WEISS
28/05/2015
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Midreshet Lindenbaum
Liberman and Bennett rally to Riskin’s support, call on chief rabbinate to back down

The Council of the Chief Rabbinate decides to summon Riskin for a hearing before deciding whether or not to grant a five year extension to his tenure as municipal chief rabbi of Efrat.

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