A few days ago, Derech Chaim launched a campaign calling for the assassination of Chairman Abbas over his funding of terrorism.
The police refused to provide data on murders committed by the same two groups.
The Council for Higher Education could impose sanctions on colleges for failing to approve the establishment of a given clinic for reasons that are not related directly to legal education.
To the vast majority of Muslims, the very existence of a Jewish state is a violation of everything that's sacred. Which makes Bahrain's stand extremely unusual and extremely brave.
60% of the public are dissatisfied with the performance of Benjamin Netanyahu as defense minister and Moshe Kahlon as finance minister.
On Sunday evening, dozens of Arabs barricaded themselves inside the Na'alwa building in an attempt to prevent the IDF from demolishing it after the issued deadline.
"The West Bank spans over 5,600 square kilometers and has mountains and valleys. I'm from there -- I know the landscape. It has everything necessary for guerrilla warfare."
Doctors aren't giving up, but they've placed the soldier in a medically-induced coma and he's on a respirator.
A 24-year-old Jewish woman was seriously injured by rocks thrown by Arab terrorists as she traveled in Samaria.
One of the weapons belonged to an IDF soldier who was wounded in the attack.
Israel wouldn't allow Ismail Haniyeh's sisters -- who live in Israel -- to travel to Gaza to see his brother, who died last week.
"I commend my friend Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, under whose leadership the EU has called for the adoption of this definition of Martin Luther King – anti-Zionism is an expression of anti-Semitism."
Hamas and its allies are openly working and encouraging the eruption of a new anti-Israel uprising in the West Bank, and they have been emboldened by the recent failure of the UN General Assembly to adopt a US-sponsored resolution condemning Hamas and other Palestinian groups for firing rockets at Israel and inciting violence.
In concrete terms, the mission of 'The Home' is to restore Israeli sovereignty over all of Judea and Samaria and Gaza, creating a federal structure providing the Palestinian Arabs and all residents with both equal human rights and political rights.
Terrorism threatens both Israeli and Palestinian civilians. The coming weeks will see whether Israel and the Palestinian Authority will be able to contain an escalating situation and roll back the violence, or whether the region will slide into a new and dangerous phase.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gone out of his way to embrace leaders who, although some insist they are just conservative nationalists, are described by others as neo-fascists. However, Western liberals pose more of a threat to Jews than the fringe on the far-right.
I really believe many people need shidduch coaching. One shidduch coach told me, “There are many people who are passing up good opportunities for bad reasons.”
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A young pregnant mother was shot in a terror attack in Ofra. Her child was born through emergency C-section and was fighting for his life until succumbing to his wounds. In his honor, Rav Mike Feuer joins Rabbi Yishai to talk about Joseph's revelation to his brothers. Then, Malkah Fleisher on Israeli anger at the murder of the baby and on true German regret.
The stories of Judah and of his descendant David tell us that what marks a leader is not necessarily perfect righteousness. It is the ability to admit mistakes, to learn from them and grow from them. The Judah we see at the beginning of the story is not the man we see at the end.
There is, not one, but two distinct Diaspora Jewries: 1) a politically and religiously conservative Jewry and 2) a politically and religiously progressive Jewry. The former is Orthodox; the latter is not. The two groups live in separate communities and rarely interact.
What does it take to be deemed successful? The Torah describes Yosef as an "ish matzliach," a successful man. but I can't fathom anyone using the term “success” to describe Yosef at this point in his life. Yet, success, according to our Sages, is dependent on man’s frame of mind.
Judaism was and remains unique in its combination of universalism and particularism. We believe that God is the God of all humanity. He created all. He is accessible to all. He cares for all. He has made a covenant with all. Yet there is also a relationship with God that is unique to the Jewish people. It alone has placed its national life under His direct sovereignty
In Vayigash, Yehudah teaches us what attitude we should have in life: Sincerity
The quarks, atoms and molecules that make up our reality are constantly given life and existence by God. It is that divine aspect that also allows us to absorb these elements into our being and in some fashion that we have trouble comprehending, elevate the spiritual sparks of these items by consuming them.
Earlier commentators may well have still shuddered in awe when they thought of Ya’akov’s daughters – how could it be that they would exist and that we would not know about them?