Jewish Israel's Blog Posts Tagged 'Halacha' (5)

Rav Aharon Lichtenstein Z”L Upheld Rav Joseph Soloveitchik's Interfaith Directives

Prominent scholar Rabbi Dr. Aharon Lichtenstein passed away this week.  He was the director of Har Etzion Yeshiva, a renowned authority on Jewish law, and a recipient of the Israel Prize.

Despite being considered "modern" and "open " in his worldview, Rabbi Lichtenstein, an eminent…


Added by Jewish Israel on April 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Israel's Chief Rabbis Reaffirm Halacha Prohibiting Interfaith Worship

With throngs of evangelical pilgrims and ministries assembling in Jerusalem to celebrate various Christianized versions of the Jewish Feast of the Tabernacles (Sukkot), Israel’s Chief Rabbinate has issued a…


Added by Jewish Israel on October 1, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Rav Lior and Rav Gold address evangelical missionary crisis at Jewish Israel event in Hebron

On September 14th, Jewish Israel gave a presentation to the Hebron community in the presence of Rabbi Dov Lior, the Chief Rabbi of Hebron and Kiryat Arba. "Crossing Lines: Profiles in Deception" addressed the general missionary crisis in Israel and focused on specific…


Added by Jewish Israel on September 18, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Fallen apple breaks interfaith fence

Jewish Israel resumes its series which exposes the efforts and actions of a number of Orthodox leaders who have chosen to publicly challenge the Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s halachic guidelines on interfaith relations and worship. We remind our readership that Rabbi Soloveitchik's position…


Added by Jewish Israel on October 19, 2010 at 11:30pm — 7 Comments

Rav Sholom Gold Issues Opinion on Interfaith Discussions

There’s a glut of missionaries on the streets, Jewish-Christian interfaith centers, and worship events are in vogue, and the right to proselytize is the law of land in Israel – according to the U.S. State Department.

Under the… Continue

Added by Jewish Israel on November 14, 2009 at 11:45pm — 1 Comment

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