It may be because the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate of Israel doesn’t want to acknowledge that women can be rabbis at all.
Jewish leaders in the U.K., where around 25% of the Jewish population is Reform or Masorti (Conservative), condemned the failure of the compromise.
Israeli and Diaspora Jewry are in a “very precarious place,” Rabbi Steven Wernick warned a Knesset committee.
TEL AVIV — He’s charismatic. He’s an outsider. And he’s a political centrist. Some have hailed Avi Gabbay, the telecom exec who was …
Billboards posted nationwide showing a grinning George Soros, who was born in Hungary, and the words “Let’s not allow Soros to have the last laugh.”
The move was in response to a UN committee voting to recognize Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs as a Palestinian heritage site.
The list of rabbis whom the Rabbinate doesn’t trust to confirm Jewish identities of immigrants includes Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox leaders.
The list of rabbis the Israeli Rabbinate doesn’t trust to certify Jewish identities includes Reform, Conservative, Modern Orthodox and Chabad leaders.
Some activists compared their campaign to be allowed to pray at Judaism’s holiest site with desegregation efforts in the U.S. south.
The song has been viewed on YouTube nearly 22 million times, or nearly three times for every Israeli.
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