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News Israel » Religion: After 30 Years of Limbo, Traditional Ethiopian-Jewish Religious Leaders Recognized by Israel

News channel or source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/02/20/after-30-years-of-limbo-traditional-ethiopian-jewish-religious-leaders-recognized-by-israel/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Israel has officially recognized the traditional Ethiopian religious leaders referred to as kesim, ending a 30-year controversy over their official status. Kesim have constituted the leadership of the Ethiopian-Jewish community known as the Beta Israel for ...

News Israel » Religion: In Historic Move, Israel’s Ethiopian Religious Leaders Gain Official Status

News channel or source: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/in-historic-move-israels-ethiopian-religious-leaders-gain-official-status/2018/02/20/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Kesses, Ethiopian religious leaders, from the Beita Israel community praying during the holiday of Sig'd in the Armon Ha'Natziv promenade, Jerusalem. Nov 16, 2017. The Ministerial Committee for the Integration of Israeli Citizens of Ethiopian Descent ...

News Israel » Religion: Abbas Spars With Israel at U.N., as Kushner Listens On

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/world/middleeast/un-abbas-kushner-danon.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

In Israel, the police have recommended that bribery and fraud ... the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will be engulfed in the whirlwind of religious radicalization that remains present in the region.” Mark Landler contributed reporting from Washington.

News Israel » Religion: Govt. approves recognition of Ethiopian religious leaders

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Govt-approves-recognition-of-Ethiopian-religious-leaders-543034
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

... of optimizing their integration into the religious services system and improving the religious services provided to Ethiopian Israelis. “The heritage of Israel is a mosaic of many communities, this community has a special status precisely because it ...

News Israel » Religion: Israel, School Choice, Religious Rights on the Agenda at Agudah Washington Leadership Mission

News channel or source: http://hamodia.com/2018/02/18/israel-school-choice-religious-rights-agenda-agudah-washington-leadership-mission/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

More than 70 delegates from 11 states, representing the diversity of the Jewish community nationwide, spent two exhilarating days taking part in Agudath Israel of America’s annual National Leadership Mission to Washington, D.C. The Agudah pilgrimage to ...

News Israel » Religion: U.S. Ambassador Warns Jewish Leaders: Israel Could Risk Civil War if Settlements Dismantled

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/u-s-envoy-israel-could-risk-civil-war-if-settlements-dismantled-1.5829095
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman warned a group of Jewish American ... He reportedly added that because members of the national religious sector have gained more senior positions in the Israeli military in recent years, a future ...

News Israel » Religion: Israel-Palestine expert Djerejian available to discuss Abbas’ UN speech

News channel or source: http://news.rice.edu/2018/02/20/israel-palestine-expert-djerejian-available-to-discuss-abbas-un-speech/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

He is a former U.S. ambassador to Syria and to Israel and a former assistant secretary of state ... foreign policy and the complex political, security, economic, religious and ethnic issues of the Middle East and South Asia. He has played key roles in ...

News Israel » Religion: Canadian rabbi challenges Israel’s Chief Rabbinate over ‘blacklist’

News channel or source: https://www.jta.org/2018/02/20/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/canadian-rabbi-challenges-israels-chief-rabbinate-over-blacklist
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Because I am not accepted by the State of Israel’s Chief Rabbinate,” Scheier said in his ... a nonprofit that guides Israelis through the country’s religious bureaucracy. Several Knesset members also were present. The Chief Rabbinate’s director ...

News Israel » Religion: Bitcoin Divorce Presents New Challenge for Rabbinical Court in Israel

News channel or source: https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/israel-news/1471903/bitcoin-divorce-presents-new-challenge-for-rabbinical-court-in-israel.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Bitcoin.com reports a rabbinical court in Israel is now facing a bitcoin-related quandary for what appears to be the first time ever. The religious tribunal is asked to rule on the cryptocurrency in a matter of a specific divorce. An Israeli couple ...

News Israel » Religion: How Israel and Pakistan Can Avoid a Nuclear Showdown

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/israel-pakistan-avoid-nuclear-showdown-003700058.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Hussain Nadim recently claimed that among the high-ranking security personnel, politicians and diplomats “there is a high acceptance and willingness to engage with Israel”, but they refrain from doing so because of the fear of political and religious ...