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Posted on: July 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The state is asking the high court not to take on appeals until the new draft law is completed.
Posted on: July 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Bennett lost the battle for Chief Rabbis but he may have won the war. A Knesset Channel poll shows Jewish Home party as the second largest, only three seats behind the Likud and three ahead of Lapid.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the race. On Tuesday, Be’er Sheva Chief Rabbi Yehuda Deri and Jerusalem Rabbinical Court head Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel quit the race. The remaining candidates are Hazon Ovadia yeshiva Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, son […]
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Tonight we may no who the two chief rabbis are, and it might very well be the last time there are two instead of one.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Says promised referendum is a deception.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Israel
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.
Posted on: July 19th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Israel must agree to give up East Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the Golan before the talks have begun.
Posted on: July 18th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
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.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The new EU directive, effective Friday, demands that all deals with Israel exclude disputed territories.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
In Syria and Lebanon as well, the IDF created a quagmire for both President Bashar Assad and for Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
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.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The Women of the Seminar teach the Women of the Wall a lesson in group action.
Posted on: July 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
According to the new bill, beginning in 2017, every young Jew over the age of 18 will be obligated to join the army.
Posted on: July 2nd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein ruled that in order to achieve complete equality, the draft law must be clipped of two major benefits for young Haredi recruits.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
"The change that caused me not to be able to enter was strategic, not tactical."
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
MK Moshe Feiglin issued the following statement on his Facebook page: Regarding my ascent to the Temple Mount. Tomorrow – the 19th day of Jewish month of Tammuz, it would be the fourth month in which I have been forbidden to enter the Temple Mount. We are now in the period of the “three weeks” […]
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
In 1979, Peace Now co-founder Omri Padan protested the government's letting Gush Emunim to establish a settlement. Now, as McDonalds’ CEO in Israel, he refuses to allow a branch over the “Green Line.”
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