He will also invest Rabbi Levi Duchman as Rabbi of the Emirati Jewish community.
Rabbi Eliezer Melamed participated in panel discussion with Reform rabbis evoking ire of the chief rabbi and most recently leading rabbinical figures in the religious-Zionist community.
Yosef said that he would refuse any agreement to grant state accreditation in Jewish law expertise for women.
Jews around the world follow mourning practices in the three weeks before Tisha Be’av, the day on which the Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed.
The government needs to present Yosef with a choice – either help or get out of the way.
Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef casts aspersions on ability of women to learn advanced Jewish law, accuses women seeking state accreditation for Torah studies of ‘imitating Reform Judaism’
Chief Rabbi of Safed Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: coronavirus pandemic shows that however important world economy is, it cannot trample other values
The chief rabbi wrote in his ruling that the public should strictly adhere to the instructions of the health authorities
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.
The media are wrong: Politics isn’t always the answer – leadership is.