Rabbinical court releases him from prison, reversing a five-year prison term for the recalcitrant man.
As far as the politicians are concerned, there really isn’t a place for anyone secular, free or — God forbid — atheist.
Ants are not wise, and Yosef was a gaon in an area to which only an ant could devote itself. Imagine the contribution he could have made to the state and to civilization had he broadened his horizons.
Polish Rabbi Eliyahu Guttmacher, a rabbinical scholar, teacher and mystic, was an early proponent of the Jews expediting the Messianic age.
In four cases, Rabbinate failed to explain rejected conversions approved by Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz, the head of the Beth Din of America and chief presiding rabbinical judge of the National Beth Din of the Rabbinical Council of America.
Kashrut supervision has long been taken to task for its inefficiency and waste, high costs and inconsistent standards.
'Enough is enough,' top court says, blasting government for ignoring plan for the Western Wall because of religious pressure.
There's good reason why so many of Israel’s Jewish citizens look upon the Jewish ultra-Orthodox parties in the Knesset with indifference or contempt.
The Orthodox world is dominated by a school of thought that prizes rejectionism for the sake of rejectionism, taking radically harsh views against gay people and transsexual people far beyond anything justified – or justifiable – by Jewish law.
At the heart of a riveting Netflix documentary on a questionable murder conviction is the suspect’s own confession. That evidence is seen as problematic in Jewish law and by the lawyer who ultimately exonerated Brendan Dassey.