The Rabbis Deemed 'Kosher' for Conversions by Israel's Rabbinate: The Full List

Rabbinate was pressured to release list of 'kosher' rabbis, which had been a closely guarded secret, after the ITIM organization, which helps people navigate the rabbinical bureaucracy, filed suit.

Moti Milrod

The Chief Rabbinate has for the first time released a list of foreign rabbis whose conversions it recognizes and whose signatures it accepts on documents attesting to various aspects of personal status.

The rabbinate was pressured to release the list of “kosher” rabbis, which had been a closely guarded secret, after the ITIM organization, which helps people navigate the rabbinical bureaucracy, filed suit in Jerusalem District Court demanding that the list be produced.

Here is the full list:

Australia

Rabbi Yacov Sholom Barber

Rabbi Avrohom Yehuda Kievman

Rabbi Mordechai Zev Gutnick

Rabbi Yehoram Ulman

Rabbi Benzion Milecki

Argentina

Rabbi Moshe Kofer

Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak Feigelstock

Rabbi Aharon Angel

Rabbi Chehebar

Rabbi Shlomo Ben Hamo

Rabbi Yosef Yitzhak Tviraq

Rabbi Bergman

Rabbi Gavriel Davidowitz

Belgium

Rabbi Yitzhak Polak

Rabbi Eliyahu Sternbuch

Rabbi Benizri Shalom

Rabbi Shmuel Pinson

Canada

Rabbi Gershon Schochet

Rabbi Amram Assayag

Rabbi Zvi Mordechai Ochs

Rabbi David Schochet

Rabbi Benyamin Yonatan Weiss

Rabbi Mark Zelunka

Rabbi Yisroel Karpilovsky

England

Rabbi Yonason Abraham

Rabbi Shmuel Simons

Rabbi Aharon Bienstock

Rabbi Menachem Gelley

Rabbi Saadia Amor

Rabbi Yehuda Yaakov Refson

Rabbi David Jaffe

Rabbi Yaakov Greenwald

Rabbi Chanoch Ehrentreu

Rabbi Boruch Davis

Rabbi Yehuda Brodie

France

Rabbi Yihye Tubol

Rabbi Reuven Ohana

Rabbi David Alfasi

Rabbi Moshe Cohen

Rabbi Shlomo Azose

Rabbi Mordechai Rotenberg

Rabbi Yirmiyahu Cohen

Rabbi David Nakash

Rabbi Shmuel Cohen

Germany

Rabbi Menachem Halevi Klein

Rabbi Levinger

Holland

Rabbi Aryeh Ralbag

Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs

Rabbi Shmuel Katz

Hong Kong

Rabbi Asher Oser

Italy

Rabbi Alfonso Pedatzur Arbib

Rabbi Josef Laras

Rabbi Gad Halevi Eldad

Rabbi Shmuel di Segni

Mexico

Rabbi Slomianski

Rabbi Avraham Toval

Russia

Rabbi Shalom Dovber Pinchas Lazar

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

Rabbi Schneur Zalman Hakohen Kahn,

South Africa

Rabbi David Meir Isaacs

Rabbi Moshe Aharon Kurtstag

Rabbi Reuven

Switzerland

Rabbi Chaim Moshe Levy

Rabbi Benzion Snyders

Rabbi Yair Ebel

Turkey

Rabbi Yehuda Adoni

Rabbi Yitzhak Alaluf

Rabbi Yitzhak Haleva

Ukraine

Rabbi Yosef Chanoch Brodbecker

United States

Rabbi Joseph Levine

Rabbi Yisroel Reiss

Rabbi Yisroel Grumer

Rabbi Naftoli Burstyn

Rabbi Yehudah Blum

Rabbi Hanan Balk

Rabbi Mordechai Gimpel Wolmark

Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst

Rabbi Moshe Soloveitchik

Rabbi Zvi Berger

Rabbi Yehuda Tzvi Fogelman

Rabbi Aaron Felder

Rabbi Daniel Raka

Rabbi Ephraim Friedman

Rabbi Avraham Abramson

Rabbi Gedalia Dov Schwartz

Rabbi Moshe Kletenik

Rabbi Ephraim Shapiro

Rabbi David Elmaliach

Rabbi Binyamin Blau

Rabbi Nachman Levine

Rabbi Yechiel Michel Twersky

Rabbi Yehoshua Samet

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Senderovic

Rabbi Gedalia Walls

Rabbi Hillel Klavin

Rabbi Solomon Maimon

Rabbi Shimon Ben Zaken

Rabbi Neta Tzvi Greenblatt

Rabbi Avraham Yosef Pollak Hacohen

Rabbi Doniel Neustadt

Rabbi Yisroel Pinchas Gornish

Rabbi Yosef Galimidi

Rabbi Reuven Fink

Rabbi Yehoshua Kemelman

Rabbi Tzvi Zarchi

Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum

Rabbi Chaim Bomzer

Rabbi Yaakov Hacohen Ketelner

Rabbi Mordechai Tendler

Rabbi Pinchas Eliyahu Rabinovitch

Rabbi Tzvi Shechter

Rabbi Yosef Blau

Rabbi Shlomo Shraga Ryback

Rabbi Eliezer Schwartz

Rabbi Avraham Osdoba

Rabbi Yaakov Elimelech Lichter

Rabbi Shimon Hecht

Rabbi Yitzchak Stein

Rabbi Yechezkel Roth

Rabbi Shimon Gertner

Rabbi David Yaakov Radinsky

Rabbi Shlomo Benzion Herbst

Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Liebes

Rabbi Yehuda Tzvi Hacohen Kurzrock

Rabbi Tzvi Meir Ginsburg

Rabbi Yaakov Goldstein

Rabbi Aryeh Ralbag

Rabbi Naftali Ganzweig

Rabbi Eliyahu Ben Haim

Rabbi Chaim Schwartz

Rabbi Peretz Steinberg

Rabbi Mordechai Willig

Rabbi Michoel Zylberman

Rabbi Shlomo Weissmann

Rabbi Dov Aaron Brisman

Rabbi Abraham Lieberman

Rabbi David Lehrfield

Rabbi Amram Gabay

Rabbi Shmuel Ohana

Rabbi Avrohom Union

Rabbi Sholom Tendler

Rabbi Nissim Davidi

Rabbi Matityahu Broyde

Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Menachem Eichenstein

Uruguay

Rabbi Shemtov

Rabbi Mordechai Maaravi

Venezuela

Rabbi Isaac Cohen