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Haredi Coalition Partners’ Kotel Compromise Also Tacit Recognition of Reform, Conservative

The deadline for government's response to the high court's order is next Sunday.

PA Mourns Failure to Take over Rachel’s Tomb as Muslim Holy Site

Jews visit Rachel’s Tomb Tuesday to pray that she cries for them. Today, the anniversary of her death, the Palestinian Authority has failed to turn it into a Muslim holy site. Chalk up one for the truth.

Israel to Authorize Palestinians to Settle in Evacuated Jewish Town

Arabs will now be free to take over the lands, while Jews will continue to be prohibited from even going there.

Israel Railways Claims 150 Shabbatot Equals 2 Years

Shas Minister Aryeh Deri ordered a halt to working on Shabbat on the Tel Aviv-Jerusalem train line and Israel Railways claims it will delay it for 2 years.

Bennett and Livni in Facebook Fight over Women of the Wall

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Religious Affairs Minister Yair Lapid, who doubles as Finance Minister, are arguing via Facebook over the issue of a...

Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

Holiday Blessing by the Kohanim From the Western Wall in Jerusalem [video]

Hundreds of Israeli police and Border Guard Police officers were among worshipers at the Blessing of the Kohanim.

Tibetan Monks Chant Prayers for Peace in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival attracts array of international musicians.

MK Rotem Offers Full Apology to Reform Movement

Israeli lawmaker David Rotem offered a full apology for reportedly saying the Reform movement “is not Jewish.”

Chief Rabbi Metzger Suspends Self

Israeli Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger today told the Justice Minister and the Minister of Religious Affairs that due to his ongoing investigation by...

Does Israel Recognize Itself as a Jewish State?

Netanyahu demands that that Mahmoud Abbas recognize Israel as a Jewish state, but if it wants foreign journalists to do so, perhaps it should not call Rosh HaShanah-Yom Kippur-Sukkot “autumn holidays.”

Women of the Wall Searching for Next ‘Struggle’

Police prepared for the monthly event, and from a law-and-order perspective it made perfect sense.

Netanyahu Betting Religious Coalition Partners Won’t Quit over Legalizing Shabbat Soccer

"This industry is funded by millions of shekels from the defense budget (e.g. policemen) and its operation on Shabbat forces the entire Jewish people to participate in the desecration of the Shabbat, and this to us is unacceptable."

Kerry Mixing Pathos with Unveiled Threats at AJC Global Forum

"We will find ourselves in a negative spiral … that could literally slam the door on a two-state solution, having already agreed, I think, that there isn’t a one-state one."

Israeli Lawmakers Outraged at High Court Ruling on Conscription Law

"The sole motivation behind [the Court's] decisions is a dictatorial hunger for power, to oppose the laws of the elected Knesset."

Streisand Spouts Off on Women ‘In Foreign Land of Israel’

Streisand loves Israel – she even visits the country once in a while. She gives lots of money. And she can’t resist a chance to preach about women’s rights in Israel but admits it is a "foreign land.”

Yesh Atid Minister: Territories Construction Insults Bereaved Families

You would think Minister of Science and Technology Yaakov Perry would understand that releasing terrorists insults bereaved families.

Likud MK Benny Begin Tears Into Liberman Supporters, Liberman Himself

Likud MK Benny Begin is outraged that fellow party members supported the appointment of new Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman.

Arab Terror Attacks Popping Up in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

A rash of Arab terror attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem Thursday night left no injuries.

Tel Aviv Yafo Celebrates Water Sports This Week in ‘Sail 2016’

Israelis and tourists from all over the country and abroad are in Tel Aviv this week to celebrate water sports.

For Reform the B in BDS Spells Bibi

The Reform movement will not meet Netanyahu before he gives back their share of the Western Wall.

Haredi MK: Reform Campaign Rife with Bribes, Corruption

'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'

It Looked Like a Terror Attack in Jerusalem (But Wasn’t)….

It sure looked like a terror attack was in progress -- people screaming and locking doors to the store.

EU: If Deal Fails We’ll Boycott Israel, But We’re Not One-Sided

The ambassador did not state what would happen if the talks fail over something else?

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