The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.
A special event in Jerusalem on June 3 will mark the first-year anniversary of the Hamas kidnap and murder of 3 Israeli teens.
Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?
The headstone of the late Pres. Shimon Peres, z'l, was unveiled in Jerusalem on Oct. 28, 2016.
Women of the Wall plan their monthly Rosh Chodesh prayers at the Kotel the second day of the month, with a Torah scroll. It’s okay to make up rules as they go along, so long as the Orthodox don’t make the rules.
"The struggle for same-sex couples' right to marry is part of the struggle for civil marriages in Israel, since it is clear that religious law, which regulates marriages and divorces in the state, does not allow it."
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
Three members of the Lehava organization are arrested for the Nov. 29 arson of Jerusalem's mixed Jewish-Arab school.
“Any plan to resettle members of the Bedouin community must be developed with leaders of that community rather than be forced upon them.”
Rabbi Wolpo said in his testimony that according to Jewish law the evacuation of settlements in the Land of Israel is a worse sin than eating pork on Yom Kippur, since it endangers the lives of millions of Jews.
A court order overruling Deri's "stop work" decision allows Israel Railways to continue maintenance and construction work on Shabbat.
Israel's Chief Rabbinate is yet to give its formal approval to the initiative.
So far the Rebbe has not responded. But the mayor and local Chabadniks went out to dance in the streets of Herzliya, which did a lot to alleviate the tension.
For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.
Daniel Bar-Tal, Emeritus Professor at the School of Education at Tel Aviv University, Areas of expertise: Militarism in Israeli society; Culture and ethos of Conflict
Throughout the night dozens of Arabs threw stones at IDF soldiers who guarded the entrance to the holy site, and the Jews inside. They also threw Molotov cocktails.
The left-wing party's problem is that the ministry spent more money to promote Judaism than democracy.
The Knesset passed into law on Tuesday a requirement that at least four women be included on the committee that elects rabbinical court rabbis....
The figures, based on 2015 data, show a negative immigration of 7,800 residents – 18,100 left, but only 10,300 started a new life in the eternal city.
"The change that caused me not to be able to enter was strategic, not tactical."
'It must be understood that giving to the poor on Passover is a political surrender.'
The Racial Discrimination Act of 1975 made BDS actions unlawful.
Many of the project's volunteers this year are Israeli special needs teenagers from Gan Yavne.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...
Naturally, a slew of politicians took a ride on Rabbis Eliyahu and Aviner's statements, eager to score points with their supporters.