yitzhak yosef

Religious Services Minister Ya’akov Avitan (second right) and former chief rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau (m
150 rabbis commemorate 75th anniversary of Jewish liberation from Nazis

Chief Rabbis and senior officials from around the Jewish world paid tribute to the allied forces who liberated Jews in Europe, and to Jewish soldiers who fell in World War II

Half a million people take part in mass online prayer against coronavirus

Chief Rabbi of Safed Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: coronavirus pandemic shows that however important world economy is, it cannot trample other values

SEPHARDI CHIEF Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef
Chief Rabbi: Leave phones on during Shabbat

Yosef also ruled that all synagogues at hospitals should be closed since it is hard for people to keep a distance of two meters (6.6 feet) while in them.

By MAARIV ONLINE , JERUSALEM POST STAFF
19/03/2020
SEPHARDI CHIEF Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef
Despite coronavirus, chief rabbi permits prayer services of 15 people

The chief rabbi wrote in his ruling that the public should strictly adhere to the instructions of the health authorities

SEPHARDI CHIEF Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef
Know Comment: What’s Yitzhak Yosef’s strategy?

One must wonder what Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef was thinking when last week he launched into a tirade against non-Jewish Russian immigrants to Israel.

National-religious rabbinical association Tzohar
Tzohar rabbis: Happy, halachic, and in love with the Jewish people

The media are wrong: Politics isn’t always the answer – leadership is.

14/01/2020
Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak addresses a panel of world religious leaders in Astana, Kazakhstan.
‘Change Law of Return,’ says chief rabbi following FSU ‘non-Jews’ comments

The chief rabbi went on to defend himself, insisting that he had already said but would repeat that the majority of immigrants from the former Soviet Union were Jewish

Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak addresses a panel of world religious leaders in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Chief Rabbi Yosef calls on public not to use judicial courts

His comments generated strong criticism from liberal groups, including the Hiddush religious pluralism organization, which called for the position of chief rabbi to be abolished.

Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak addresses a panel of world religious leaders in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Chief Rabbi blasts world religious leaders for not condemning terrorism

“It is forbidden for us to be silent, silence is tantamount to identifying with terror.”

A CHIEF RABBINATE employee gets ready for vote.
Political deal for Chief Rabbinate Council upheld with one exception

Rabbi Eliezer Simcha Weiss, chief municipal rabbi of Kfar Haroeh was elected to council despite the lack of political support.

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