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Report: Newly Appointed IDF General Staff a No-Knitted Yarmulke Zone

In recent years, the knitted yarmulkes, which fill the junior and middle echelons of the IDF, have not been promoted to the senior command of the army.

Mike Huckabee: How Can a Democrat Support Obama as ‘Pro-Israel?’

Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand why Jews support Obama as “pro-Israel” because he doesn’t understand the psyche of a liberal American Jewish Democrat.

Rabbi Stav Calls Aryeh Deri ‘Criminal Ignoramus’ over Anti-Modern Orthodox Hate Speech

Aryeh Deri was convicted of taking $155,000 in bribes while serving as Interior Minister, and was given a three-year jail sentence in 2000.

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.

Rami Levy’s Cellphone Company Going Shomer Shabbat

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

Kerry to Labor Party Leader: If No Deal by March, US Pulls Out

No one beats the State Department in smoke and mirror acts (Defense concentrates more on dog and pony).

Haredi Tycoons Raising $100 Million to Replace Lapid’s Budget Cuts

Lapid is beginning to smell like a rose thanks to Haredi tycoons. He is taking yeshivas off the government dole and balancing the budget. How will yeshivas survive? The tycoons have an answer - money.

The Mashgiach Wore a Dress: The Fight over Opening Kosher Supervision to Women

Israel's Chief Rabbinate is yet to give its formal approval to the initiative.

Israeli Mother Going to Supreme Court over Son’s Circumcision

A mother in Israel has appealed to the country’s Supreme Court a rabbinical court ruling requiring her to circumcise her son. In her appeal filed...

Police Detain 14 Yeshiva Students for Anti-Arab Mischief

Their attorney is certain that all of them will go free because of the way police violated their civil rights as minors.

Labor Party’s Tradition Kept: New Chief Every Primary

The outgoing chairperson, Yacimovich, failed to win enough seats to become a viable alternative.

Hundreds of WOW Pray Peacefully

In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...

Rivlin: Israel is State of All the Jewish People

"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."

Thousands Blocking Entrance to Capital Protesting Shabak Torture of Jewish Youths

Police arrested six demonstrators and attacked Makor Rishon reporter Miri Tzahi. She was taken to hospital with a bloody face.

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.

Knesset Legal Adviser Warns Govt Can’t Probe Foreign Funding Behind NGOs

PM Netanyahu vowed in an address to establish a parliamentary committee to investigate NGOs "that operate against Israeli soldiers."

Haredi MK Stars in ‘Haredi Draft’ Show in Knesset

Watch for free the best theatre in the world. After the Knesset passed a bill on first reading to require all Jews to service in the IDF, Haredi MKs tore their shirts in mourning. Act Two to follow.

‘Jerusalem Has Much in Common With Hebron’

Barkat asked for a plaque with the words of David Ben-Gurion, who called Hebron 'Jerusalem's sister city.'

Former Supreme Court Judge Goes to Bat for Makkor Rishon

Former Supreme Court Justice Dalia Dorner, who now heads the Israeli Council of Journalists, has called on the powers-to-be to prevent the closure of...

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.

Salt Cave Collapses Near Lot’s Wife in Sodom — Family Escapes

A rock avalanche close to Sodom has caused a salt cave to collapse near Lot's Wife. A family barely made it out in time.

Tzohar Rabbis Group Says New Law to Help Stop Assimilation

The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages...

Mexico’s Ambassador to UNESCO Fired Over Infamous Jerusalem Resolution

Mexico's envoy to UNESCO is an envoy no longer because he refused to vote against history and Jerusalem.

Violent Riot Police Extract Settler from Home in Under 5 Hrs.

A woman and a 9-year-old boy were among the more severely beaten.

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