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Three more arrested for savage attack on Argentinian chief rabbi
April 16, 2019
The total number of arrests in the case are now up to five.
German military to include rabbis, offering pastoral care for Jewish soldiers
April 4, 2019
Germany’s military will consist of rabbis for the first time in nearly a century, making its pastoral services available for the some 300 Jews serving in the Bundeswehr.
Emissaries from Americas tackle critical issues affecting Diaspora communities
February 22, 2019
“The greatest challenge these men and woman face is how to transmit Judaism to people with no connection,” said Rabbi Eliyahu Birnbaum.
Rabbis share Torah view on historical claim to land with German ambassador
February 19, 2019
“Past experience has proven without a shadow of a doubt that any withdrawals only embolden the terrorists to increase terrorism and instability in the region,” the rabbis said.
February 5, 2019
Do Sephardic religious Jews hold the key to understanding with our Muslim neighbors?
If there is any hope of peace, maybe Jewish religious leaders who understand Arab culture and having lived in Arab lands can converse in Arabic and make some progress.
October 23, 2018
The GA leadership is talking to the wrong people
Speaking to Israelis is nice, but that’s not what will help bridge the divide between U.S. and Israeli Jewry. Establishing strong Jewish pride in U.S. Jewry is a much more critical step to help bridge that divide.
High Holidays 2018
Millions of Jews worldwide pause to observe Yom Kippur
September 18, 2018
As holiest day of the Jewish calendar begins on Tuesday night, Israeli life grounds to a halt.
Jonathan S. Tobin
August 31, 2018
Where will America’s rabbis lead us this year?
A trend towards High Holiday sermons about Trump or Netanyahu could set the tone for more political strife, even as a sense of Jewish peoplehood declines.
Letter to IDF on questionable values signed by 200 rabbis
March 28, 2018
A group of rabbis, deans and teachers express concern over military policies they feel are not commensurate with Jewish values.
Hiding behind tolerance to advocate intolerance
October 19, 2016