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“This will allow us to positively contribute to helping these couples build healthy new relationships and families in accordance with Halacha and the laws of the State of Israel."
We have seen no progress on any of these issues since the government’s regrettable decision in June.
Rabbi Eliyahu pointed out the troubling facts which were the basis for his statement against "Hashgacha Pratit."
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu accused a private kashrut organization of ignoring the sale of meat slaughtered in an Arab village to Jerusalem restaurants under their supervision.
Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.
The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.
Aryeh Deri was convicted of taking $155,000 in bribes while serving as Interior Minister, and was given a three-year jail sentence in 2000.
The state of mind of a husband who signed the Tzohar prenuptial agreement may be affected by the financial consequences to the point where his get may not be given in a purely voluntary manner.
Rabbi Fass expressed his hope that the matter will be resolved, and that a healing process will begin to develop between the Chief Rabbinate and Rabbinic leaders across the world.
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
The kashrut supervisors union strongly opposes the reform, fearing that an open and transparent pay method would adversely affect their income.
The Talmud teaches only when making a sincere effort to reduce the pain of fellow human beings can one be called a great person! Those who do follow this approach are unsuited to be religious leaders
The first item in Metzger's original indictment (before the plea bargain) accused him of selling conversion certificates in exchange for bribes.
Israel is the target of secret surveillance by so-called friendly intelligence organizations.
Rabbi Riskin tried to put a leash on this cat and take it on a walkie when he told Ha'aretz he would accept Reform conversions should the Reform agree to the requirements of "immersion in the mikveh, circumcision, and basic knowledge and practice of Judaism."
For the duration of the next year, the quota for duty-free fresh meat imports will be doubled.
"Reform Jews in the US don’t have a single mikvah. All of a sudden they need a mikvah over here?"
The Emperor said, “That would be YUGE. How do I know you're not lying?”
Last week, a Knesset committee debated a bill proposed by two ultra-Orthodox coalition partners determining that use of public mikvahs will be conducted strictly according to halakha.
It appears Ha'aretz is willing to see Israeli high court justices' lives be put in jeopardy just to advance the paper's political ends. So much for tolerance and liberalism.
MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) said it was "refreshing to see a conservative approach on the part of the Supreme Court."
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