The woman argued that the rabbinical court does not have jurisdiction over her son.
The certification ceremony took place during the 10th annual spiritual care conference.
Rav Ovadia's son, himself never qualified to be a rabbinical judge, has proposed to get rid of Rabbi David Stav, one of the few learned men in Israel who are qualified.
She has no backing inside the government, nor does she enjoy a popular mandate to promote her own position.
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In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...
Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.
No WOW, no violence – did Moshiach arrive while I was in shul?
A gag order has been imposed on reporting details of the investigation, which means police are making progress.
The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages...
Yair Lapid, chairman of the Yesh Atid party and Finance Minister, has agreed to a request from a Jewish Home Knesset Member to cancel...
It wasn't just the idea of a high ranking police officer ordering his men to be ruthless against Jewish civilians, it was also Shahar's lowbrow language, replete with curses.
Haredi MK Gafni has long embraced the tactic of resisting unfavorable registration by throwing a tantrum.
A seemingly minor law on where couples can register for marriage permits passed the Knesset and opens a new era in which Israelis will not be at the mercy of Haredi rabbis’ demands.
Now here is a real ‘woman at the Wall.” Paula Adbul is in Israel for the first time ever and will visit the Western Wall. At the age of 51, the time finally has come for a Bat Mitzvah.
"She could not recall her children's names. We called the police and they took her for questioning. It turned out this was her second vote."
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.
After weeks of waking up to predawn darkness, Israel is finally turning back the clocks one hour, on Sunday morning.
Following accusations of election fraud in the city just outside Jerusalem, both sides agree they'd be much better off without one another.
Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.