All posts tagged Rabbinic Council of NSW

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” .

Jewish roof bodies: ‘Legalise SSM’

COMMUNAL roof bodies have urged the government to legalise same-sex marriage in the wake of the postal survey which showed 61.6 per cent of respondents supported marriage equality.

RCNSW could vote on Feldman membership

All members of the Rabbinic Council of NSW could have an opportunity to vote on the status of Rabbi Pinchus Feldman as an RCNSW member.

Sheikh meets rabbis

Sheikh Youssef Hassan, who made headlines after a video showed him saying Jews "have got only envy and hatred”, met with two rabbis to explain his actions.

Medical marijuana ‘obligatory’

LEGALISED medical marijuana “is not only permissible but obligatory to use” if it has a medical benefit, according to one of Australia’s top rabbis.

Passion8 in dire straits

A COMMITTEE comprising JCA leaders and prominent business and communal figures has been charged with restructuring Sydney’s largest kosher caterer after it went into voluntary administration last Thursday.