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Report: 48% of Jerusalem Residents Are Poor

Almost half of the residents of the holiest city in the world are living under the poverty line.

Israelis Fiercely Oppose Inter-Marriage

If you are worried about your child marrying a non-Jew, and you should be, then move to Israel.

Protest of Half a Million Haredim to Shut Down Jerusalem on Sunday

The Haredi protest against Lapid’s drive to draft them is only the first shot in what promises to be an ugly war.

Rabbinic Rebellion: NRP Rabbis Back Pick Nixed by AG

When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.

Survey Shows Majority of Israelis Object to Considering Diaspora Jews’ Views in Legislation

The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.

Minister Accompanying Netanyahu: Settlement Freeze Off the Table

For now, nobody is pushing the 2-state thing. Maybe wait until after the Russian occupation…

Labor Knesset Leader Condemned for her Anti-Family Stance on Australian TV

"This is a tool that was made to dominate women for the sake of reproduction."

1 in 7 IDF Flight School Graduates also Hesder Yeshiva Graduate

Only 15% of the cadets who began the flight school will be on the parade grounds on Thursday to receive their wings.

Religious Zionist ‘ Tzohar’ Group Launches ‘Listening Together for Shofar’

The 'Tzohar' organization is launching a new project to encourage secular Jews to 'listen together' to shofar blowing on Rosh Hashana.

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.

Hundreds of New Hotel Rooms Slated for Jerusalem as Tourist Demand Skyrockets

Hundreds of new hotel rooms are slated for development in the capital in the near future, as tourism to Jerusalem continues to skyrocket.

New Knesset ‘Tzohar Law’ to Curtail Chief Rabbinate’s Control on Weddings Passes First Reading

The new law will end the obligation of Jewish couples to be wedded only by the rabbi of their locale, permitting them to choose any recognized Orthodox rabbi in the country to perform their marriage.

Jewish Home MK Orbach Supports Rabbi Stav for Chief Rabbinate

Jewish Home Minister Uri Orbach announced Monday night on his Facebook page that he supports Rabbi David Stav, who is part of the Tzohar...

Shin Bet Releases Peres Documents, Photos; Police Reveal Security Plans

Thousands of police are being deployed in Jerusalem as tens of thousands arrive for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

Haredi Hospital Sued for Refusing Fertility Treatments to Unmarried Woman

This is the first time an Israeli court has approved a class action against a hospital.

TIME Lists Yair Lapid as One of Top 100 Influential Leaders

Yair Lapid is handsome, charismatic and ego-centric, all that takes to become a political leader and for TIME Magazine to rate him as one of the world’s top 100 influential people in the world.

Haredi Israelis Get the Most Benefits and Are the Deepest in Debt

High housing prices are blamed, but has anyone suggested that working for a living might help?

Perry Committee Haredi Recruitment Plan: Sanctions on Draft Dodgers

The recommendations determine new rules for sharing the security burden equally.

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.

Research Links Being Religious with a Happy Life – but only for Jews

The Taub Center noted a link between being religious and being satisfied with aspects of living, but that it does not necessarily apply to non-Jews. Hareidim live longer

First-Ever Certification of Spiritual Care Providers in Israel

The certification ceremony took place during the 10th annual spiritual care conference.

MK Ariel ‘Blesses’ at Temple Mount, PA Warns of Religious War (Video)

‘Peace talks’ are an excuse to avoid THE issue - the Temple Mount – but the PA pushes it in media, warns of religious war. Housing Minister blesses at the site. Fatah terrorists warn of ‘violent Friday.”

Haredi Parties Want Constitutional Right to Learn Torah

"This basic law seeks to anchor the right of those who wish to dedicate themselves to a meaningful period of Torah study to the removal of other obligations ... such as security service and voluntary national service.

President Rivlin Swears in New Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut

Justice Hayut's reputation as a jurist far outshines Naor's.

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