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In Defense of Rabbi Druckman

3 Tammuz 5773 – June 10, 2013
Why would you expect the leaders of the Jewish Home to listen to rabbis who didn’t get them elected?

Rabbi Lior ‘Saddened’ by Rav Ovadia’s Attack on Jewish Home

11 Shevat 5773 – January 21, 2013
On Saturday night, Rav Ovadia attacked the Jewish Home party saying it was not the home of Jews but of goyim.

Just Say No… to the Nonsense of the iPhone Smashing Rabbis

29 Elul 5772 – September 16, 2012
Rabbi Lior Glazer smashed an iPhone with a hammer in a show of protest. Like virtually every other Rav in the very right-wing Charedi world of Bnei Brak, Glazer blames personal tragedies on technology and not the abnormal psychology of the individual. I am beginning to find that the more I see a story like this, the more I just want to fold up my tent, and go home. No matter how much one wants to be Dan L’Kaf Zechus and judge people and their actions favorably, a story like this comes along which makes it extremely difficult to do so.

Rabbi Lior: No Need to Worry about Iran Threat

6 Elul 5772 – August 24, 2012
The Iran threat does not scare Rabbi Dov Lior. The rabbi of Kiryat Arba/Hebron believes that it is forbidden, and there is actually no...

Rabbi Lior And The ‘Rule Of Law’

11 Tammuz 5771 – July 13, 2011
Approximately a year ago, Rabbi Dov Lior, venerated chief rabbi of Kiryat Arba, gave his approbation on a book about the Jewish laws of war, The King's Torah, written by Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira. Among other issues, the book deals with the legal ramifications of the Israeli army taking action to kill terrorists even when enemy civilians may also be killed in the process.

An Unforgivable Sacrilege

6 Adar I 5771 – February 9, 2011
Several days ago, Hebron's police chief showed up at the home of Rabbi Dov Lior, chief rabbi of Hebron and Kiryat Arba. The officer informed Rabbi Lior that an arrest warrant had been issued. Should the rabbi agree to be interrogated, the warrant would be cancelled. On the spot Rabbi Lior responded, telling him that such questioning represented a "disgrace to the honor of the Torah" and that he would not cooperate with such humiliation.

New Freeze Talk Imperils Netanyahu’s Coalition

10 Kislev 5771 – November 17, 2010
Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing his first serious coalition crisis after tentatively agreeing to a new 90-day construction freeze in Judea and Samaria in return for several financial, military and political incentives from President Obama.

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