Israeli Chief Rabbinate

Daniel Gordis argued in this 2019 conversation that Israeli and American Jews are fundamentally divided. With a new government now in place, has he been proven correct?

July 16 2021 12:01AM

Isaac Halevy Herzog’s unwavering conviction that the Torah was given by a benevolent and compassionate God.

Baruch Sterman and Judy Taubes Sterman
March 26 2021 12:01AM

The Israeli intellectual joins us to explain his country’s newest conversion controversy, and the underlying tensions it illuminates within Israeli public life.

March 11 2021 12:01AM

The Israeli government categorizes many of the Russian immigrants as “Israelis of no religion” because they do not satisfy the demands of an overbearing rabbinic establishment.

Nov. 16 2020 12:01AM

A question that gets to the heart of Jewish identity.

Mosheh Lichtenstein and David Stav
May 1 2020 12:01AM

Wink-wink, win-win?

Jan. 14 2020 12:01AM

Even chief rabbis have obligations to the Jewish people.

Jonathan Tobin
Jan. 10 2020 12:01AM

Increasing numbers of young people are simply bypassing the rabbinic establishment.

Shmuel Rosner
Sept. 9 2019 12:01AM

Setting the record straight on the Haiyun affair.

July 24 2018 12:01AM

Halakhic rulings from the diaspora may not always apply well to Israeli realities.

July 5 2018 12:01AM

Two moments of Italian Jewish distinctiveness.

Dan Rabinowitz
May 9 2018 12:01AM