Search results for tag " Tzohar"

  • Tzohar enters the kashrut certification market
    Written by Uri Regev on 01/03/2018
    An important chapter in the ongoing saga of religion and state has been written in Israel this week. In a widely covered press conference, the Zionist Orthodox Tzohar rabbinic organization announced that it is launching a kosher supervising entity that will compete with the Chief Rabbinate and offer the Israeli food industry an alternative supervision more convenient than that of the state.

  • Another nail in the Chief Rabbinate's coffin
    Written by Uri Regev on 26/02/2018
    Hiddush welcomes the announcement that Tzohar rabbis will be entering the kashrut certification market with its own private certification in direct competition with the Chief Rabbinate's state empowered monopoly. This religiously coercive monopoly is unparalleled in the democratic world.

  • Forced to marry abroad: A personal perspective on Israel's marriage crisis
    Written by on 22/12/2013
    The lack of civil marriage and recongition of non-Orthodox marriage leaves hundreds of thousands of Israelis without any option to actualize their basic right to marriage. Millions more are forced to partake in a ceremony incongruent with their beliefs.

  • Promising ‘Real Revolution,’ Israeli Jolts Race for Chief Rabbi
    Written by on 21/07/2013
    A moderate candidate for Israel's Chief Rabbinate hopes to change from within, but many critics of the institution are calling for its retirement.

  • Where does Yesh Atid stand on freedom of marriage?
    Written by Uri Regev on 06/03/2013
    Yair Lapid and his party, Yesh Atid, have expressed support for Jewish pluralism in Israel in an unprecedented manner. However, they also endorsed Rabbi David Stav, a Religious-Zionist Rabbi from the Tzohar Rabbinic Organization, as the candidate for Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi. Yesh Atid and Rabbi Stav hold seemingly divergent views on pluralism and freedom of marriage in Israel. So how does this all add up?

  • Israel's Other Impending Election
    Written by Uri Regev on 05/02/2013
    David Stav Offers Illusion of Pluralism in Chief Rabbi Fight

  • December 2011
    Written by on 05/12/2011
    Hiddush "Torah", Tzohar double-speak, Women disappearing

  • Chief Rabbi Amar: “The Rabbinate is excellent…We have proven ourselves”
    Written by on 27/11/2011
    Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar responds to recent articles criticizing the Rabbanut’s activities by saying that “the Rabbinate is excellent, and the religious court judiciary is excellent…It is getting better and better, including the way in which it relates to the public.”

  • Tzohar Rabbis Disingenuous In Their Campaign
    Written by Uri Regev on 15/11/2011
    Tzohar’s “victory for the Jewish People” is not in keeping with the pluralistic reality of the Jewish community in the United States from whom they have requested support.

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