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Statement of the International Rabbinic Fellowship on Proposed Conversion Law in Israel

In the past two weeks, the Jewish community in Israel and the Diaspora has witnessed a fierce debate over legislation proposed by MK David Rotem of Yisrael Beiteinu.

International Rabbinic Fellowship Takes Historic Step to Prevent Future Agunot
Thursday, May 24, 2012

International Rabbinic Fellowship Takes Historic Step to Prevent Future Agunot

The membership of the International Rabbinic Fellowship, (IRF), at its annual conference on Tuesday May 22, voted ove

IRF Statement on Undocumented Migrants in Israel
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The IRF Board of Directors voted to release the following statement on the situation of undocumented migrants in Israel:

The International Rabbinic Fellowship recognizes the difficulties facing a n

IRF Statement Regarding the Passing of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The International Rabbinic Fellowship together with the house of Israel mourns the passing of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, the leading Lithuanaian Haredi halakhic decisor, at the age of 102 in Jerusal

IRF Statement Regarding the Tzohar Rabbinical Organization and the Israeli Chief Rabbinate

The International Rabbinic Fellowship, applauds the new campaign of the Tzohar rabbinical organization in Israel to restore the institution and ethos of the national Chief Rabbinate to its inclusive,

IRF Commends Rabin Commemoration for Including Religious Zionists
Sunday, October 28, 2012

The International Rabbinic Fellowship is heartened by the decision of the organizers of the annual commemoration ceremony in memory of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin z”l to reach out, this year, to the

IRF Statement on Situation in Israel
Friday, November 16, 2012

After weeks of missile attacks against civilian population centers in the State of Israel the government has responded with military action against the terrorist leadership, personnel and infrastructu

IRF Statement on Tragedy in Newtown, CT
Monday, December 17, 2012

The International Rabbinic Fellowship, a predominantly American Orthodox rabbinical organization, together with all of our fellow citizens shares in the pain, sorrow, anger and revulsion at the horrif

IRF Mourns Prof. Menachem Elon, z”l and Rabbi Dr. David Hartman, z”l
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The International Rabbinic Fellowship notes with sadness the recent passing of Prof.

IRF mourns Rabbi Menachem Froman, z”l
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The International Rabbinic Fellowship notes with great sadness the passing of Rabbi Menacham Froman after a long and heroic battle with cancer.