The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
Posted on: April 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
Meretz MKs Tamar Zandberg and Michal Rozin attended the ceremony.
Posted on: April 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The rabbi of the Western Wall said he “can live with” a plan presented by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky for a permanent prayer section at the Western Wall where women can organize minyans, even one for men and women together. Sharansky briefed Rabbi of the Western Wall and the Holy Sites of Israel Shmuel […]
Posted on: April 9th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?
Posted on: April 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Holocaust
A typical evening consists of a conversation with a holocaust survivor, an artistic interlude, and group discussion.
Posted on: April 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.
Posted on: March 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
This latest draft represents a 30% increase in the number of Haredim drafted into the battalion.
Posted on: February 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Purim is an upside-down holiday, but Women of the Wall Rabbi Silverman takes the cake. She calls the Knesset Achasverous, a wicked goy, and suffers “tragedy” for her regarding them as enemies.
Posted on: February 17th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
"Despite the mudslinging campaign against us before the elections, we recommended Netanyahu to form the next government."
Posted on: February 13th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Since 2005, the annual growth rate in Judea and Samaria has been 5 percent.
Posted on: February 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish
WOW spokesperson said police behavior was "sneaky," or at least confusing, seeing as they arrested the women after they had already cleared the area.
Posted on: February 11th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
"Sara Netanyahu is a good woman. I'm sorry about the joke regarding the terrorism course we supposedly took course together."
Posted on: February 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
"Our joint goal is to have the Torah guide our agenda in all areas of life."
Posted on: February 9th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The law prohibits "religious ceremony not according to local custom."
Posted on: February 7th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
"The study of Torah cannot become an excuse not to study math and English, not to serve the homeland, and not to work for a living."
Posted on: February 4th, 2013News & Views
The two parties agreed that they would either join the coalition together or not at all.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
When the Shas Sephardi Haredi religious party is really to give up a Cabinet post for the sake of funding for yeshivas, you know they are really getting nervous.
Posted on: February 3rd, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
"Women are absolved of saying the Shma Israel – they needn't make the blessing, much more so to wear a talit and make a blessing over it."
Posted on: January 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF
A new Israeli government survey sheds light on mainstream media slander of Haredim and points to a growing trend of Haredim studying law and business.
Posted on: January 24th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The (Conservative) Rabbinical Assembly shares remarks, photos from Yair Lapid’s address to its 2012 convention.
Posted on: January 20th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Shas party spiritual leader and former Sephardic chief rabbi Ovadia Yosef is urging Israelis not to vote for the party headed by Naftali Bennett, the Bayit HaYehudi Jewish Home party, calling it not a home for Jews but a home for gentiles.
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