Yisrael Meir Lau

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Name: Yisrael Meir Lau
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Former officials in chief rabbinate convicted in major 300 million shekel fraud

Judge Amnon Cohen of the Jerusalem District Court convicted seven people on Wednesday for involvement in the awarding of rabbinic ordination to members of the security services who has not obtained the necessary qualifications.The indictments were initially ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

New Russian Parliament Bill Would Make Holocaust Denial Illegal

Israeli Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau visits the grave of Feodore Mikhailichenko, his non-Jewish savior during the Holocaust, in Rostov, Russia. Photo: Lubavitch.com. ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Haim Amsallem joins Likud, criticizes Bayit Yehudi for stance on conversion

Senior Citizens Minister Uri Orbach at the weekly cabinet meeting, October 20, 2013. Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem PostFormer Shas MK Rabbi Haim Amsallem has decided to join the Likud party he announced on Tuesday night,Amsallem had been for ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tel Aviv City Council Votes to Legalize Chillul Shabbos

By Hamodia StaffTuesday, March 25, 2014 | כ"ג 'אדר ב תשע"דYERUSHALAYIM - A silent Tel Aviv city council listened to the impassioned speech of Agudas Yisrael representative Naftali Lumbert denouncing the proposal to legalize the opening of hundreds of ... [Published Hamodia - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Learning to Live With Loss (Shemini, Leviticus 9:1-11:47)

, obituary of Rabbi Herschel Schacter , the New York Times recounts the dramatic and poignant encounter that Schacter, the first Jewish chaplain to pass through the gates of the notorious concentration camp Buchenwald upon its liberation in 1945, had ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tel Aviv Mayor: Opening Shops on Shabbat ‘Won’t Disturb Anyone’

A change in the Tel Aviv law that would allow stores to open on the Sabbath “will not disturb anyone,” Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai stated in an open and written reply to Tel Aviv Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, former Chief Rabbi of Israel.The rabbi said ... [Published Jewish Press - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 3 reports

To the Defense of Shabbos

| י"ז 'אדר ב תשע"דLast summer, when Israel’s Supreme Court ordered the Tel Aviv Municipality to enforce its bylaw banning businesses from opening on Shabbos, many in the religious community were delighted: At long last the court seemed to be recognizing ... [Published Hamodia - Mar 19 2014]
Entities: Tel Aviv, Religion, Shabbat
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Tel Aviv chief rabbi: Don't let businesses break Shabbat

In a letter to the mayor, Yisrael Meir Lau condemns a new bylaw that would let certain businesses stay open on Shabbat and Jewish holidays. Tel Aviv Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau has come out against a planned city bylaw that would allow certain business ... [Published Haaretz - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Feb 07 2014 - Updated Feb 07 2014 - 1 reports

From Generation to Generation: NJOP Celebrates 26 Years of Achievement...

Prominent Community Leaders Ulo Barad z”l, Elli and Israel Krakowski z”l, and Martha Melohn z”l to be Honored at NJOP Dinner On Tuesday evening, February 11, 2014, NJOP (http://www.njop.org) will hold its Twentieth Annual Dinner at the Grand Hyatt New ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 07 2014]
First reported Nov 03 2013 - Updated Nov 03 2013 - 1 reports

Rabbi Binyamin Lau: Israel Needs Civil Marriages

Rabbi Benny Lau of Jerusalem, nephew of former Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, says he is in favor of civil unions for couples ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - Nov 03 2013]

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Former officials in chief rabbinate convicted i... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 09 2014]
New Russian Parliament Bill Would Make Holocaus... [Published Algemeiner.com - Apr 08 2014]
Haim Amsallem joins Likud, criticizes Bayit Yeh... [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 02 2014]
Tel Aviv City Council Votes to Legalize Chillul... [Published Hamodia - Mar 26 2014]
Learning to Live With Loss (Shemini, Leviticus ... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 24 2014]
Tel Aviv Mayor: Opening Shops on Shabbat ‘Won’t... [Published Jewish Press - Mar 19 2014]
To the Defense of Shabbos [Published Hamodia - Mar 19 2014]
Rabbi Lau Implores Tel Aviv Mayor Not to Desecr... [Published Hamodia - Mar 19 2014]
Chief rabbi: Don't let businesses break Sabbath [Published WorldNetDaily - Mar 18 2014]
Tel Aviv chief rabbi: Don't let businesses brea... [Published Haaretz - Mar 18 2014]
From Generation to Generation: NJOP Celebrates ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 07 2014]
Rabbi Binyamin Lau: Israel Needs Civil Marriages [Published Arutz Sheva News - Nov 03 2013]
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