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Chief Rabbi Orders an End to Special Prayers for Rain

The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.

Winter Rains At Last Begin To Fall in Israel, But Prayer Rally Planned at...

“I call on the public to attend the prayer and to bring umbrellas, because together we will rip open the skies.”

Law College Demanding Chief Rabbi Let Women Take Ordination Exams

Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

Chief Rabbi Asks Families to Host Stranded Drivers on Shabbat

Chief Rabbi David Lau said has urged Jerusalem families to open their doors and host drivers and passengers stranded in the mammoth snowstorm that...

Tzohar Rabbis Group Says New Law to Help Stop Assimilation

The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages...

Did New Chief Rabbi Lau Cheat on his Ordination Exam?

Rabbi David Lau, the recently elected chief Ashkenazi rabbi of Israel, has been accused of cheating on an ordination exam. Israel’s Channel 2 reported Sunday...

R. Lau to Submit Conversion Rulings to Haredi Review in Backroom Deal

Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.

Update: Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger under House Arrest

Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Metzger is in big trouble. he is under house arrest for five days. He denies any wrongdoing but faces possible charges for bribery, breach of public trust and money laundering.

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