Yisrael Rosen

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Yisrael Rosen

Yisrael Rosen (Hebrew: ישראל רוזן‎) (May 1941 – November 2, 2017) was an Orthodox Israeli rabbi. He founded the office for conversion to Judaism in the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and he was a judge there.[1] He was born in Tel Aviv.

Rosen was the director of the Zomet Institute for the interface of Halakha and technology and also the editor-in-chief of the Zomet annual journal Techumin. He edited a weekly newsletter Shabbat B'Shabbato.

Rosen died on November 2, 2017 in Alon Shevut, a West Bank settlement, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76.[2]

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  1. Karni, Yuval (2017-08-19). "Rabbi leaves Bayit Yehudi over chairman's lesbian aide". ynetnews.com. Retrieved 2017-08-20.
  2. Baruch, Uzi (2017-11-02). "Rabbi Yisrael Rosen passes away". israelnationalnews.com. Retrieved 2017-11-02.