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The saga of Israeli validation of conversions performed abroad by Orthodox rabbis continues and moves to the next level.
MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) said it was "refreshing to see a conservative approach on the part of the Supreme Court."
Rivlin told the New York UJA Federation," We are all one family" and made it a point to refer to a Consrvative leader as a rabbi.
Rabbi Riskin believes the Rabbinate must be prepared to accept Halachic decisions that aren't Ultra-Orthodox.
Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin plans appeal to Supreme Court over fight to stay in his position; city's mayor also vows support.
The Chief Rabbinate will invite Rabbi Riskin for a hearing on whether to extend his term, ostensibly because of his age but possibly because of his views on conversion.
A bill that would end the control of the Chief Rabbinate over conversions to Judaism in Israel was nixed Monday by PM Netanyahu.
Israel's Chief Rabbinate says it is working on new ways to lower kashrut costs, especially in the dairy industry.
Police from Israel’s Major Crime Unit have recommended that former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger be put on trial for charges of bribery, money...
The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.
New York Rep. Eliot L. Engel sent a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern over the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s decision to reject...
At last a sane official in this bizarre tale of Haredim vs. Zionists.
Rabbi Avi Weiss is learning the hard way about playing nice with others.
The Knesset will discuss and vote on a new bill to give official kosher food inspectors powers to make sure that restaurants and other...
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issued restrictions on the extent to which mikvah attendants may question and interact with women visiting the ritual baths. According to a...