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Posts Tagged: rabbi

August 4, 2015 3:53 pm

Religious Zionist and Muslim Leaders Join for Solidarity Meet After Duma Attack Kills Palestinian Infant

Notable heads of the religious Zionist and Muslim communities in Israel gathered on Monday at the Sheba Medical Center to visit those wounded when a...

July 23, 2015 7:00 am

‘Concierge Rabbi’ Envisions New Kind of Religious Experience - In layman’s terms, “concierge” essentially means a personal assistant. So what exactly does a “concierge rabbi” do? Just ask Rabbi David Greenspoon of Reisterstown, Md.,...

November 18, 2013 9:35 am

Israel’s Former Chief Rabbi Metzger Arrested

JPost - Former Ashkenazi chief rabbi Yona Metzger was arrested by authorities early Monday morning on charges of taking a bribe, fraud, breach of...

November 11, 2013 1:08 pm

Rabbi Returns $98,000 Found in Craigslist Furniture (VIDEO)

A rabbi in New Haven, Connecticut got one enviable return on his investment recently when he found $98,000 in a desk he bought off Craigslist...

October 29, 2013 4:08 pm

Jewish New Yorkers Turn Train Car Into a Synagogue (VIDEO)

Talmudic study has been around for the ages, so it makes sense that it has been integrated into the lives of Orthodox Jews in New...

October 11, 2013 8:38 am

Rabbis Arrested in Agunot Scheme

NY Daily News - Two rabbis plotted to kidnap Jewish husbands, torture them with electric cattle prods and force them to grant their desperate...

September 17, 2013 8:36 am

Founder of Kabbalah Centre, Philip Berg, Dies at 84

L.A. Times - Rabbi Philip Berg, the founder of the Kabbalah Centre, which attracted celebrity followers and controversy with its New Age and...

September 13, 2013 9:55 am

Yom Kippur Wedding for Tony Blair’s Son Forces Jewish Friends to Decline Invitation

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's son, Euan, is getting married this Yom Kippur weekend, which means that many of the current Middle East Envoy's...

June 6, 2013 10:01 am

Report: Youths Attack Rabbi in Germany

JPost - A group of youths attacked a rabbi on Sunday evening in Offenbach, a city near Franfurt. Six to eight "Mediterranean looking" youths attacked...

September 16, 2012 6:08 am

Rosh Hashanah: The Right Way

January's secular New Year is filled with obligations everyone enjoys like backwards counting, mass texts, and synchronized kissing in public. The Jewish New Year, while...

July 5, 2012 8:58 pm

Orthodox Rabbi May be First ALS Patient Cured by Israeli Drug

Haredi leader Rabbi Refoel Shmulevitz, a victim of the motor neuron disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), may be the first known patient cured of ALS,...

June 13, 2011 5:44 pm

On a Wing and a Prayer

A palpable pride rose through the congregation as its young rabbi placed his flowing Tallit over the shoulders of his formal blue Air Force uniform. ...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...


Mulling Bid for Senate, Former Legendary Red Sox Pitcher Curt Schilling Cha...

A legendary baseball player mulling a run for the US Senate on the Republican ticket asked his interviewer on Friday why Jews...


IDF Coed Commandos Step Up Training for Potential ISIS Attack on Israel Fro...

The IDF battalion charged with safeguarding Israel’s border with Egypt has been stepping up its preparation for potential ISIS attacks from...

Middle East

Dozens of ISIS Militants Killed by Egyptian Airstrikes in Sinai

Around 70 Islamic State militants were killed Sunday morning after Egypt's air force struck a number of outposts in the northern Sinai peninsula, according to local reports. Most of the air...