Tag archive for ‘Chief Rabbi’
Kristina Subbotina On Friday, December 11th, 2015

Adolf Shayevich, Chief Rabbi of Russia: “Today, Everything depends on us”

From the author: We met with Chief Rabbi of Russia for the interview at the main Russian Synagogue–Moscow Choral Synagogue. Adolf Shayevich creates very calm and peaceful atmosphere around himself; I More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Lubavitch Teacher Killed, Rockets Land Near Synagogue in the Ukraine

Originally published by Chabad.Org News Irina Shelkayeba was cooking supper Tuesday night in her apartment in Donetsk when a rocket slammed into her apartment, instantly killing her. She was an active member More...

Chen Maanit On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Former Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger to be Indicted for Taking Bribes

    Israel’s Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein today told former Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger that he will be indicted for pocketing a$1.8 million bribe, subject to a hearing. Weinstein More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

New UK Holocaust Memorial to Be Established in London

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans for a new national Shoah memorial and a cutting-edge learning center that will “transform the way Holocaust education is delivered” as part of a $76 million More...

JNS On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Czech Jews Protest Putin’s Holocaust Memorial Invite

The Czech Republic’s Jewish community has expressed anger over the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to a Czech Holocaust commemoration ceremony next month in Prague that will mark the More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Israel elections: Can the Duke becomes King?

– ON MONDAY, the 19th Knesset voted to dissolve itself, less than two years after its election. For many of its members it was a sad day, a kind of political hara-kiri. They have no chance of re-election. More...

Tibi Singer On Friday, November 28th, 2014

IDF Chief Rabbi Calls for Halt on Temple Mount Muslim Prayers

The Chief Military Rabbi, Brigadier General Rafi Peretz, has gone out against Muslim prayer on the Temple Mount, according to the Kippa website, which reported on a lecture Peretz had given to students More...

JNS On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Wounded Temple Mount Activist Glick Speaks Out for First Time Since Shooting

Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehudah Glick, who was seriously wounded in an Oct. 29 shooting attempt on his life, on Monday spoke for the first time about the attack. “I am not in the hospital because I More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Hasidic Jew Stabbed in Antwerp on Saturday

The European Jewish Congress released a statement saying that an “attacker ran towards two hasidim who were on their way to the synagogue, stabbed one of them in the throat and got away. The injured man More...

Tazpit News Agency On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

Netanyahu Pulls Knesset Conversion Bill, Modified Version Goes to Cabinet Vote

by Tzvi Zucker After much political backroom dealing, a highly controversial conversion bill will be enacted by Cabinet decision, instead of becoming law through Knesset vote. MK Elazar Stern (Hatnuah) had More...

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