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“It is prohibited to leave an attacker alive after an attack. If you leave alive — there’s a chance that he would be released and kill more people.”
European rabbis honored French PM Valls on Tuesday for his role in fighting anti-Semitism.
Yishai is joined in-studio by Momo Lifshitz, the CEO of Lirom Global Education and former director of Oranim Educational Initiatives, the #1 provider of Birthright Israel participants. He shares his dream to bring Jewish and non-Jewish students to study in Israel and get a college degree at a great price, while falling in love with -- and in -- the country. Then, Yishai is joined in-studio by Rabbi Avichai Rontzki, former IDF chief rabbi (2006-2010), with the rank of Brigadier General. During his post, Rontzki carried out a mini-revolution in the command, expanding his mandate to allow for a much more active role of rabbis in the army, and creating the "Jewish Awareness Department," which conducts educational activities in combat units.
Rabbi Rontzki began his IDF career as a special forces commando and 41 years later ended it as Chief Rabbi and Brigadier General.
Ramallah is encouraged by Obama’s implicit policy that Jews in eastern Jerusalem are “illegitimate.”
Israel's holy capital of Jerusalem once more celebrates the election of both an Ashkenazi and Sephardic Chief Rabbi Jewish spiritual guidance in the city.
Armed, masked men threatened to burn down the house of one of Ukraine’s chief rabbis.
Chief Rabbi David Lau said has urged Jerusalem families to open their doors and host drivers and passengers stranded in the mammoth snowstorm that...
An Israel court has released former Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger from jail but ordered him under house arrest with a bond of nearly...
Police said on Thursday they have solid evidence that former Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona Metzger offered an apartment and cash to someone in return...
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK, will join the faculties of Yeshiva University and New York University
The gigantic contribution of Rav Ovadia to Israel cannot be measured, but one indication is the 850,000 people who attended his funeral and a huge number who did not come, knowing there was no room for many more.
On Sunday, Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was appointed as the United Kingdom's new chief rabbi. Rabbi Mirvis is the Britain's 11th chief rabbi. Besides being a congregational...