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Rabbi David Stav is the Chief Rabbi of the City of Shoham, and Founder and Chairman of the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization.


December 14, 2017 3:25 pm

Combatting Assimilation: An Ancient and Modern Commandment

It was recently reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was quoted as saying that the future of world Jewry was limited to the Orthodox...

November 3, 2016 6:29 am

Human Sanctity and the Animal Kingdom

In this week’s reading of Parshat Noah, the Torah presents the first in a series of teachings where God imparts a code of ethics for how our “new world”...

October 11, 2016 10:29 am

The (Face)Book of Life

There is a story told about one of the rabbinical sages of the 19th century. Someone brought this rabbi a model of a telephone shortly after it...


Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

Seventy Years of Sacrifice: A Global Salute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers - If you’ve ever been in Israel for Yom Hazikaron -- the Memorial Day for...

Soldiers on Israel’s Border With Jordan Do More Than Defend Lives - Israeli soldiers stationed near the Jordanian border have been canvassing the area...


EU Edges Closer to New Iran Sanctions Ahead of Trump Deadline, Envoys Say

European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading US President Donald Trump from pulling...

Middle East

‘ISIS Only, or a Real Effort Against Iranian Aggression?’ Forme...

As speculation grew on Wednesday over the prospect of a unified Arab military presence replacing US troops currently stationed in Syria, one...