said similar material had been posted in the past by radical political and religious groups Al-Muhajiroun, Al-Ghurabaa and Hizb-ut-Tahrir.
According to the Walla news website, Yosef
argued that in instances when Jewish law had obligated women to join war efforts it was "to cook and wash clothes.
According to the new proposed outline in which you check the converting rabbi only, the conversion would be legitimized without the need for further checking," Yosef
Ben-Chaim further noted that although Rabbi Yosef
said two weeks ago that it was that it was a mitzvah to kill terrorists, on the other hand he ruled that once a terrorist has been neutralized and disarmed, the terrorist shouldn't be killed on the spot and rather must be imprisoned for life.
Israel's official position is that it is strictly forbidden to have children based on a civil agreement, when there is no genetic connection between the newborn and the parent, and adoption cannot take place without official approval, as in the case of Mor Yosef
"After a short interview, one of the organization's activists asked him if his father was still alive," Rabbi Shimon Moshe Chai Rahamim, an expert circumciser in the Brit Yosef
Yitzchak organization, told Ynet.
began by saying "according to the Jewish tradition, your leadership is decided by the kingdom of God, King of the world, and therefore we bless you: Blessed is the One who gave of His glory to flesh and blood."
[USA], Jan 01 ( ANI ): It's indeed a happy new year for singer Ricky Martin and his husband and painter-visual artist Jwan Yosef
as the two welcomed a baby girl into their lives.
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef
, a well-renowned rabbi for Sephardi Jews and a Chief Rabbi of Israel from 1973 to 1983, once denounced "homosexuals [as] completely evil." However, his grandson, Ovadia Cohen, who was raised in his grandfather's house, is openly gay and is about to wed his boyfriend in a ceremony led by a gay Orthodox woman.
The Interior Ministry denied the request of a Ugandan Jew, Kibitz Yosef
, to immigrate to Israel, Haaretz reported Thursday.
There won't be much out of the ordinary about the ceremony, one of many same-sex civil unions taking place in Israel every year, with one notable exception: Cohen is the grandson of the late Rav Ovadia Yosef
, Israel's former Chief Sephardi Rabbi and one of the most notable halachic authorities of the modern age.