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It’s Official: Israel to Fast on Yom Kippur like Americans

The Knesset has driven the last nail in the once holy coffin of changing the clocks twice a year according to the timing of Passover and Yom Kippur. Daylight Time will remain until the end of October.

ZAKA Volunteers, Soldiers, Civilians, Honor Memory of Lone Haredi Soldier Killed in 1948

He studied in a Talmud Torah and was one of the brave young men who fought in the Old City of Jerusalem during the War of Independence.

Women of the Wall Leadership Linked to Anti-Israel Groups

Women of the Wall Vice Chair Batya Kallus serves as an adviser to Sikkuy, a signatory to the Haifa Declaration calling for the abolishing of the State of Israel.

Haredi Parties, Liberman, on Coalition Toppling War Path over Shabbat Laws

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri (Shas) on Saturday slammed the Yisrael Beiteinu chairman over his show of solidarity with law breakers, and told reporters, "I am done with Avigdor Liberman."

Tzipi Livni Using Three Hats to Block Bill Against Terrorist Release

Tzipi Livni needs a law that says she can't release killer prisoners like she needs a hole in the head, but you can't say "hole in the head" in Israel – the term may be Rabinized.

Labor MK Asks AG to Check Legality of MK Smotrich’s Home

Smotrich responded calling the reports by Ha'raetz and Channel 2 'fake research.'

Pro-BDS Flags, Guillotine, Featured in Left’s Anti-Netanyahu Rally

Roaming in the crowd on Rothschild Boulevard, Amit Brin, a designer, was so good at diverting attention from the serious issues at hand – a prime minister at war with police investigators – he might as well have been on the Likud payroll.
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Netanyahu Firm on Metal Detectors as Police Add Security Cameras on Temple Mount

'It is unacceptable that Israel Police be made to obtain authorization from the Palestinians for every new security measure.'

Afirmative Action: New Habayit Hayehudi Bill Gives Reservists Preference in Civil Service Hiring

'A person who serves the state and sacrifices his comfort for her sake must be awarded a significant advantage.'

Thousands of Orthodox Women to Mix with WOW at the Kotel

Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.

Haredi Men Throw Garbage on WOW, Orthodox Women Keep the Peace

UTJ and WOW argue over the halacha of women's prayer on the radio -- can Mashiach be too far?

Driven by Recent Legislation, 30,000 Anticipated at Jerusalem’s Gay Parade

Police allocated a special spot for members of the anti-gay Lehava organization who plan to demonstrate against the parade.

Israeli Ministers Advocate for Better Incorporation of Zionism in School Curriculum

Israel's prime minister and education minister agree on the need to instill comprehensive Zionist values in the nation's school curriculum.

National Religious Rabbis Support Outsider for Chief Rabbi

The election of the next chief rabbis will take place after the 19th Knesset is convened.

Police Arrest 10 Women of the Wall as Liberating Paratroopers Watch

WOW spokesperson said police behavior was "sneaky," or at least confusing, seeing as they arrested the women after they had already cleared the area.

Haredim Blocks Roads in Protest of Draft

Anti-draft Haredim blocked roads in Jerusalem, Modi'in and Ashdod.

Police Say Commander Was Bribed by ‘Businessmen’s Rabbi’

There's still a court gag order on the nature of the favors the crime fighter received from the mystic.

Rightwing Newspaper Sued for Conditioning Running LGBT Ad on Compensation for Damages

The newspaper reportedly required a payment of $260 plus VAT for every lost subscriber resulting from the LGBT ad.

Ethiopian Israelis Joyously Celebrate Sigd Day in Jerusalem

Israeli Ethiopian immigrants of all ages joyously celebrate their presence in ancient, holy Jerusalem on Sigd Day.

Israelis to Get ‘Happy’ at Pharrell Williams Concert in Rishon Lezion

The man who gave a new, planet-wide meaning to the word 'happy' will bring his music and his muse to Rishon Lezion this summer. Israelis are happy!

Getting Ready to Do Your Israeli Holiday Grocery Shopping?

The real news is that in nearly every Israeli supermarket chain this year, the price of groceries has dropped.

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"My engagement in medicine has taught me that in order to heal one must come in contact with the most repulsive things you can imagine."

Rami Levy’s Cellphone Company Going Shomer Shabbat

Rami Levy Tikshoret will be the first cellphone company to take that step.

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