Posts Tagged ‘Rabbi’

Jerusalem rabbi arrested for holding women in slavery

Jerusalem rabbi arrested for holding women in slavery Jerusalem rabbi arrested for ‘holding women in slavery’ 13 January 2020 Image copyright AFP Image caption The arrest took place in an ultra-Orthodox district of Jerusalem Israeli police have arrested a rabbi who is suspected of holding around 50 women and children in conditions of slavery. The […]

Stones thrown by SECT rioters as police arrest rabbi accused of rape & ‘HEALING’ for money (VIDEOS)

Israeli police have arrested Rabbi Eliezer Berland early on Sunday morning, along with his wife and other top members of his ultra-Orthodox Shuvu Bonim sect. Shortly afterwards, the sect’s followers thronged the nearby street, trying to seal it off and stop the vehicle carrying Berland. Stunning footage from the arrest shows them hurling stones at […]

High Court petition seeks to strip ‘rabbi’ title from Moti Elon over sex crimes

A petition was filed Wednesday with the High Court of Justice against a Chief Rabbinate of Israel decision allowing a rabbi convicted of sexual assault, Mordechai “Moti” Elon, to keep his title. In April, a Rabbinate disciplinary committee, which had threatened to strip Elon of his title, decided that he could keep it after he […]

Chief rabbi defends remarks against immigrants from former Soviet Union

Jewish cemetery desecrated in southwest France A dozen graves at a Jewish cemetery in the southwest of France have been desecrated, the local community says, after the latest in a string of recent attacks that have sparked concerns about a wave of anti-Semitism. Deborah Loupien-Suares, the head of the Jewish community in the towns of […]

Al Sharpton gathers black leaders for meet with rabbi in wake of Monsey attack

JTA — A group of African-American clergy and civil rights leaders gathered by the Reverend Al Sharpton on Monday met with a New York rabbi in the wake of the attack on Jews in Monsey. The African-American leaders met with Rabbi Marc Schneier, president of the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, to condemn the spate of […]

Suspect in Hanukkah stabbing at NY rabbi’s home arrested on attempted murder charges

The man accused of entering the home of a New York rabbi and stabbing five people with a machete in a horrifying anti-Semitic attack on Saturday night was taken into police custody hours after the attack. Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel said on Sunday the suspect – identified as Grafton E. Thomas, 37, of Greenwood […]

The UK Chief Rabbi and the Rest of the Nation – Gilad Atzmon on Richie Allen Show — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

NOVEMBER 28, 2019 BY GILAD ATZMON The UK’s chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has claimed “a new poison – sanctioned from the very top – has taken root” in the Labour party. In an astonishing personal attack in the Times, the Rabbi said that Jeremy Corbyn was unfit to lead the country. Jazz artist, author and […]

NY rabbi: ‘Not even 1 million’ Jews killed in Holocaust — Mothman777’s Blog

https://www.timesofisrael.com/ny-rabbi-not-even-1-million-jews-killed-in-holocaust/ Comment by mothman777 originally published in response to ‘Times of Israel’ article; The official International Red Cross figure which is cited in the AR Butz book ‘The Hoax Of The 20th Century’ was 271,304, which many years later was changed to around 286,000, though I do not have the exact figure to hand just […] […]

UK chief rabbi: Election is over but concerns over anti-Semitism, racism remain

British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, who took an unprecedented stand against the Labour Party ahead of the elections, said Friday that although the vote is over, there are still many challenges that must be faced, including anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. “The election may be over, but concerns about the resurgence of anti-Semitism very much remain,” Mirvis […]

Rabbi revealed as key suspect in alleged baby trafficking ring

The Nazareth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday partially lifted a media gag order on naming a key suspect in a two-year investigation into a suspected baby trafficking ring in the ultra-Orthodox community. Rabbi Shmuel Puretz 44, a businessman who divides his time between New York and Jerusalem, is suspected of brokering a deal under which a […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Britain’s Chief Rabbi is helping to stoke antisemitism

   Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has not only misrepresented the known facts about Labour and its supposed antisemitism crisis. He has not only interfered in an overtly, politically partisan manner in the December 12 election campaign by suggesting that Jeremy Corbyn – against all evidence – is an antisemite. By speaking out as the voice […]

Britain’s Chief Rabbi is helping to stoke antisemitism

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has not only misrepresented the known facts about Labour and its supposed antisemitism crisis. He has not only interfered in an overtly, politically partisan manner in the December 12 election campaign by suggesting that Jeremy Corbyn – against all evidence – is an antisemite. By speaking out as the voice of British […]

Chief Rabbi, we need a better way to fight antisemitism than attacking Labour

Dear Chief Rabbi Mirvis, As you say in your article in The Times this week (Tuesday 26 November), “Convention dictates that the Chief Rabbi stays well away from party politics – and rightly so.” But rather than stay “well away”, you’ve chosen to make a major intervention that attempts to turn the UK’s General Election into a national referendum on […]

New York rabbi arrested for selling thousands of foreskins on Craigslist

New York rabbi arrested for selling thousands of foreskins on Craigslist Share27K Tweet A New York rabbi known for his ultra-Orthodox stance on circumcision is facing charges stemming from a number of complaints received by the New York Police Department. Rabbi Aaron Zayin was arrested last week after exchanging messages with a federal agent posing […]

Posthumous honor given to Florence chief rabbi for saving Italian Jews in WWII

A posthumous award was granted Tuesday in Jerusalem to the former chief rabbi of Florence who was a leader of the Italian city’s Jewish-Christian underground rescue network during the Holocaust. The Committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jews who Rescued Fellow Jews during the Holocaust and the Bnai Brith World Center granted the award to […]

4 jailed over fatal beating of Israeli-French rabbi in Ukraine

Four people were reportedly sentenced over the deadly assault of an Israeli-French rabbi three years ago in the Ukrainian town of Zhytomyr. Menachem Mendel Deitsch was robbed of his cellphone and money and beaten at the main train station in Zhytomyr in the early hours of October 7, 2016, and left unconscious. He was not […]

American Jews are sick and tired of Israel, says leading rabbi

The J Street conference in Washington last weekend had a panel on the growing rift between American and Israeli Jews at which Rabbi Ayelet Cohen of the New Israel Fund, a liberal Zionist organization, said American Jews are losing interest in Israel, have “shame” and disappointment about Israel, are tired of fighting over Israel, and […]

Senior rabbi warns of ‘existential threat’ posed by anti-Semitism in Europe

MILAN, Italy (AP) — The chief rabbi of the main Orthodox rabbinical alliance in Europe says that a resurgence of anti-Semitism on the continent “poses an existential threat to the Jewish community.” The warning by Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt was sounded as the Conference of European Rabbis awarded the Moshe Rosen Award on Thursday in […]

Rabbi Predicted 40 Years Ago: Israeli Elections but No Gov’t Signals Arrival of Messiah

Forty years ago Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri, a Kabbalist from Baghdad, predicted that the Messiah would arrive at a time when elections resulted in no government. The Israeli elections last week resulted in no coalition being formed. Many mystics and end-of-day experts say the dissolution of the government is a precursor to the resurrection of the […]

Will pro-Israel rabbi heading top theology center change its direction?

Rabbi Daniel Lehmann, with a history of advocating for Israel despite its many human rights abuses, is about to be inaugurated president of the ‘most comprehensive center for the graduate study of religion in North America’ – a ‘mostly-Christian’ center with a focus on peace and justice. Lehmann has already opposed a prominent Muslim professor […]

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