Yisrael Meir Lau

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Name: Yisrael Meir Lau
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

After tempestuous campaign, Jerusalem to name 2 chief rabbis

After a long, contentious race, the Sephardi and Ashkenazi chief rabbis of Jerusalem were poised to be selected on Tuesday, after an 11-year vacancy of the posts.Forty-eight electors will vote from a pool of 12 candidates to fill the two spots, however, ... [Published Israel Hayom - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Two Jerusalem chief rabbis to be decided Tuesday

A closed vote for the appointment of Jerusalem’s Ashkenazic and Sephardic chief rabbis was set to begin on Tuesday afternoon at 4 p.m., with nine candidates in the running.The election results will be announced Tuesday evening following a vote by the ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Tel Aviv version of Judaism

Friday, June 13, 2014, three and a half months ago, was a significant day. That morning, rumors about the three kidnapped boys from Gush Etzion began to circulate. Tel Aviv was divided in two: Dozens of people gathered for a celebration of sexual liberation ... [Published Israel Hayom - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu enters race for Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem

The race for the positions of Ashkenazi and Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem took on Byzantine levels of complexity in the late hours of Tuesday night, with two notable figures throwing their hats in the ring at the last moment.The highly controversial ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Nat. Relig. candidate for Jerusalem chief rabbi faces severe legal challenge

The final day for candidates to submit their candidacy for the positions of Ashkenazi and Sephardi chief rabbis of Jerusalem concluded with no little drama on Tuesday night, as legal concerns regarding the qualification of leading candidate for the Ashkenazi ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Senior rabbis ordered to jail in NIS 300m. ‘smicha scam’

The Jerusalem District Court on Monday sentenced a who’s who of top rabbinical officials to prison sentences of as long as seven years on convictions for fraudulently awarding rabbinic ordination to members of the security services who were not qu ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: Rabbinic, Prison, Fraud, Jail
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau Considering Presidential Campaign

Sources close to the former Chief Rabbi insist that he is considering a campaign - and could gain Netanyahu's support. ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - May 20 2014]
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Jerusalem names two chief rabbis after 11-year ... [Published Israel Hayom - Oct 22 2014]
After tempestuous campaign, Jerusalem to name 2... [Published Israel Hayom - Oct 21 2014]
Two Jerusalem chief rabbis to be decided Tuesday [Published The Times Of Israel - Oct 21 2014]
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Report: Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau Considering Pres... [Published Arutz Sheva News - May 20 2014]
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