All posts tagged Rabbi Moshe Gutnick

‘I had no choice but to take rabbis to court’

THE NSW Court of Appeals confirmed the original trial judgement of the Supreme Court’s Justice John Sackar’s ruling that the Sydney Beth Din’s (SBD) Rabbi Moshe Gutnick, Rabbi Yehoram Ulman,

Rabbinate reform urged

IT has been revealed that Sydney’s Orthodox rabbis were told they were prohibited from attending the communal funeral service of former NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (JBOD) Jeremy Spinak, who died at the age of 36 last year, because it was being held at “a Reform Temple” .

Sydney Beth Din issues statement

THE rabbis of the Sydney Beth Din have issued a public statement following their failure to have a contempt of court judgement against them overturned on appeal. The rabbis were […]

Like Mary, we can give the greatest gift of all

IT'S the greatest gift, it's in every breath you take, in each moment you wake – it's the gift of life. In these days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur we are especially attuned to the preciousness of this present; the fabulous bestowal of this trembling heart, this wondrous, fragile cargo called life. Our prayers are saturated with a longing for life: "Remember us for life", "Who will live, who will die?", the bracha to the one who has "given us life, sustained us and brought us to this time" (Shehecheyanu).

‘Stay out of the kitchen!’

THE Kashrut Authority (KA) has defended its decision to ban Shuk from using Our Big Kitchen (OBK), in the face of claims its policy is discriminatory.

KA-CK conflict heats up

COMMUNITY Kashrut (CK) has been slammed by its opposition, the Kashrut Authority (KA), but endorsed by a top kashrut agency in Israel, which the KA itself approves of.

Taking the helm of RCANZ

RABBI Moshe Gutnick this week took over from Rabbi Yaakov Glasman as the top rabbi in Australia. “I have accepted the nomination of my colleagues to become president of Rabbinic […]

SSM: Rabbis can’t pick and choose parts of the Torah

If rabbis want to rely on the Torah to define marriage, they must push for polygamy to be legalised, writes Eli Fisher.

Yay or nay?

WITH the legality of the postal survey into same-sex marriage currently being considered by the High Court, communal leaders on both sides of the debate have been sharing their thoughts with The AJN.

South Caulfield siruv lifted

A CONTROVERSIAL “siruv” prohibiting the hiring of a rabbi or service leader has been lifted from South Caulfield Hebrew Congregation.