Yair Rosenberg

Yair Rosenberg is a writer at Tablet and the editor of the English-language blog of the Israeli National Archives. Follow him on Twitter @Yair_Rosenberg.

UK Chief Rabbi’s Star-Studded Send-Off

Watch Tony Blair, David Cameron & Gordon Brown toast Jonathan Sacks

Modern Orthodox Rabbis Back David Stav

Rabbinical Council of America supports reformer of Israeli Chief Rabbinate

Iran’s Supreme Leader’s Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Ayatollah Khamenei thinks the “Zionist regime” rigs American elections, unlike Iran’s free ones. Yeah, we should totally let him get nukes.

Israeli Film ‘Fill the Void’ is Jane Austen for Jews

New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community

Video: Lapid to Haredim: “We Need You”

Yair Lapid appeals to Israel’s ultra-Orthodox, says he does not seek to destroy their way of life, but rather to include them in the state’s defense.

Israel to Fund Non-Orthodox Rabbis

Naftali Bennett, Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, proposes reform to fund community-selected rabbis—including non-Orthodox.

Video: Yair Lapid Spars with Ultra-Orthodox

In tense Knesset debate, Yesh Atid head critiques Haredi society and defends using Facebook on Shabbat

Video: Ruth Calderon Calls Out Bigotry

Condemns anti-Arab racism and homophobia at controversial religious Zionist conference

Einstein’s Last Speech

The physicist died before he could give an Independence Day talk in 1955

Multiple Explosions at the Boston Marathon

At least two dead, 49 injured

Rabbinical Court Drops Michael Broyde

Prominent rabbi who used pseudonym takes leave of absence from the Beth Din of America

Michael Broyde: One Rabbi, Many Opinions

Top rabbi apologizes for using pseudonym to boost his work and join a rival rabbinic organization

America’s Anti-Gun Theocrats

Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.

The Orthodox Go to Washington

The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence

The Pro-Israel, Pro-Circumcision Lobby

Israeli-made bloodless circumcision device aims to eradicate AIDS

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