Jewish Israel's Blog Posts Tagged 'halacha' (12)

Yehuda Glick Meets with JewishIsrael to Discuss Red Lines in Israel-Christian Relations

Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick will receive the "Lion of Zion" Moskowitz Prize for Zionism on Tuesday, May 19. While JewishIsrael has personally expressed reservations to Yehuda regarding his campaign for "equal rights" for all religions…


Added by Jewish Israel on May 19, 2015 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

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

At what price will a “Christian Zionist Visitor Center” be established in Har Bracha?

In a demonstration of continued collaboration with grape harvesting volunteers Tommy and Sherri Waller and their Hayovel Ministries…


Added by Jewish Israel on August 26, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Eckstein's IFCJ continues to be a source of controversy for Jewish charities: focus on Netanya

Conflicting reports are circulating as to whether or not Netanya's largest charity, Kupat Tzedaka Merkazit, has rejected a 100,000 shekel donation from Yechiel Eckstein's organization, IFCJ (Keren L’Yedidut -The International Fellowship of…


Added by Jewish Israel on March 17, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Rabbinic Committee Formulates Policy Regarding the Acceptance of Assistance from Christian Sources

A document of principles regarding the acceptance of monetary and manpower assistance from Christian organizations or individuals has been formulated by the…


Added by Jewish Israel on November 22, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Losing Judaism in the Pursuit of Commonality

When societies strive to create conditions for integration and assimilation, first and foremost on the list is the search for…


Added by Jewish Israel on April 24, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Kosher Jesus: judging a book by its cover

UPDATE: Rabbi Boteach has taken an interest in Jewish Israel's report and graphic presentation (…


Added by Jewish Israel on January 28, 2012 at 7:00pm — 9 Comments

Letter sent to Rabbis and a Former Missionary Reports on Beck's Caesarea event (UPDATED)

[UPDATE, 2011/08/23: Jewish Israel has received confirmation from the…


Added by Jewish Israel on August 22, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Rabbi Riskin OK’s Jews to Enter Churches and Learn

UPDATE: Jewish Israel receives response from the Office of the Chief Rabbinate (June 28th). The letter is…


Added by Jewish Israel on June 23, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Rabbinic Conference on Christian funding to be held during Chol Hamoed Pesach

On the second day of Chol Hamoed Pesach, Yeshivat Ateret Yerushalayim will be sponsoring a rabbinic conference entitled “The Missionary Enemy”. The subject under discussion is the problems inherent in accepting funds from Christian sources. Featured speakers include HaRav Shlomo Aviner, HaRav Eliyahu Rachamim…


Added by Jewish Israel on March 22, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Jewish Israel gives presentation at Jerusalem Rabbinic Conference

On February 11th, Jewish Israel participated in a rabbinic conference held in Jerusalem on the topic of “Activities of Christian organizations and Evangelicals in Israel”.

The conference was organized by Rabbis Elchanan Bin Nun of…


Added by Jewish Israel on February 14, 2010 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

Torah Judaism challenged by secular court and Christians in Israel

Well, another Hanukah has gone by, but it seems the forces of Hellenism, Christianity and secularism have forged an unholy alliance against Torah Judaism in the modern state of Israel. One secular journalist described it as nothing less than a “modern-day… Continue

Added by Jewish Israel on December 20, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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