Kehilath Jeshurun

Israeli Chief Rabbinate Rejects Conversion Performed By NY's Haskel Lookstein

06/24/2016 - 09:43

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has deemed invalid a conversion performed by Haskel Lookstein, one of America’s most prominent modern Orthodox rabbis.

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein speaks to the media after a fire damaged the synagogue in 2011. JTA

A Long-Distance Shiva For The Fogels

New York Jews unite at memorial for Itamar massacre.
03/21/2011 - 20:00
Associate Editor

Within the shiva week, astonishment at the murder of the Fogel family in Itamar gave way to the loneliness of long-distance mourning.

Udi and Ruth Fogel spent their final hours with Shabbat, she blessing the candles, he blessing the children.
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