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Female Border Guard Police Wounded in Jerusalem Night Terror

May 26, 2016 - 10:21 AM
 
Israeli Air Force Strikes Gaza After Midnight Rocket Attack

May 26, 2016 - 10:04 AM
 
Family of Bezeq Terrorist’s Victim Suing Company [video]

May 26, 2016 - 8:41 AM
 
Lag B’Omer Rocket Attack on Southern Israel

May 26, 2016 - 12:46 AM
 
Supreme Court Wants Interior Ministry to Explain Why Reform Converts Aren’t Recognized by the State

May 25, 2016 - 9:09 PM
 
Israelis to Get ‘Happy’ at Pharrell Williams Concert in Rishon Lezion

May 25, 2016 - 8:59 PM
 
36 Advocacy Groups Demand Action at UC Irvine after Anti-Semitic Protest

May 25, 2016 - 6:32 PM
 
2 Israeli Companies Bioprint Stem Cell-Derived Tissues

May 25, 2016 - 6:14 PM
 
New York Man Arrested for Trying to Support ISIS, Said Beheading Videos ‘Kept Him Motivated’

May 25, 2016 - 4:40 PM
 
Abandoned Car on Highway 5 Was Checked for Explosives But Found to be Stolen Vehicle

May 25, 2016 - 3:00 PM
 
Yankee Come Home: Knesset Marks 100 Years of Jewish-American Involvement in Israel

May 25, 2016 - 2:55 PM
 
MK Yehuda Glick is Waiting for America

May 25, 2016 - 2:18 PM
 
Communist MK at Committee on the Status of Women: ‘Our Society Lives in Fear’

May 25, 2016 - 2:08 PM
 
Netanyahu Reveals New Surprise: He’s Sephardic, Too

May 25, 2016 - 1:04 PM
 
Bank Leumi to Cut 10 Percent of Work Force

May 25, 2016 - 12:13 PM
 
60 Arabs Arrested for Incitement to Violence on Facebook

May 25, 2016 - 12:04 PM
 
Coalition Agreement Signed With Yisrael Beytenu

May 25, 2016 - 11:09 AM
 
Foreign Ministry Dir.Gen. Dore Gold Inaugurates Israeli Pavilion at World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

May 25, 2016 - 9:55 AM
 
IAA Plans to Excavate Judean Desert Caves, Save Scrolls from Robbers

May 25, 2016 - 9:42 AM
 
Israeli Bus Attacked by Arabs in Jerusalem

May 25, 2016 - 9:30 AM
 
Mandy Patinkin Berates Late Couple at Benefit Concert

May 24, 2016 - 9:27 PM
 
Staten Island JCC Receives Anti-Semitic Messages over Basketball Score

May 24, 2016 - 7:25 PM
 
Attacks on Jews at Ancient Cemetery Cause Israel to Beef Up Security

May 24, 2016 - 4:30 PM
 
11 Rightwing Questions to Incoming Defense Minister Lieberman

May 24, 2016 - 4:09 PM
 
Palestinian Authority Rejects Direct Talks

May 24, 2016 - 2:27 PM
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Religious & Secular in Israel
Women of the Wall at the Kotel on May 10, 2013, the first day of the Hebrew month of Sivan.
 

Posted on: June 3rd, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

It can be argued whether the Women of the Wall are spiritual angels, but no sane person could accuse them of threatening rabbis to approve their agenda or face death. So who is behind the dirty work?

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A Muslim policeman and Jordanian Waqf official followed the Jewish group closely, urging them to move quickly.
 

Posted on: May 31st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”

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Moses on Sinai [detail] (2010), oil on canvas, 30x30 by Brian Shapiro
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Remember Hamas missiles on Israeli cities? Remember last year’s bloated deficit? Haredi MKs don’t. Everything was great, they say, until Lapid’s universal draft, which turned Syria against Israel.

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bat yam synagogue defaced
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

Similar attacks have occurred at other synagogues in the vicinity.

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Finance minister and leader of the Yesh Atid party Yair Lapid (R) and Yesh Atid MK Yaakov Perry are insisting on criminal and economic sanctions against Haredim over the draft.
 

Posted on: May 29th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The decision to play this kind of hardball came from Lapid.

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Posted on: May 28th, 2013

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Jewish Home Minister Uri Orbach announced Monday night on his Facebook page that he supports Rabbi David Stav, who is part of the Tzohar organization, as Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi of Israel. Some other Jewish Home Knesset Members have backed Rabbi Yaakov Ariel for the position, but his candidacy is in doubt because of his age. […]

Haredi men cast their votes for the 19th Knesset in Bnei Brak, January 22 2013.
 

Posted on: May 27th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Lapid’s sounds like Bibi on the “peace process.” He has no trouble raising a regressive tax that hurts the middle class. But give the Haredim a break from the draft? Not in this government. We’ll see.

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Israel Beiteinu's Avigdor Liberman speaking with Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon.
 

Posted on: May 26th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

There will be no trucks coming to transfer them to prison.

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Minister Yaakov Perry, (Yesh Atid, on the left), with Minister Limor Livnat, (Likud, second from left) visit Haredi soldiers serving in the Israeli Air Force, April 23, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

The recommendations determine new rules for sharing the security burden equally.

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Ultra Orthodox Jewish youths studying religious texts at a Yeshiva in Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: May 21st, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

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.

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Posted on: May 20th, 2013

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Vandals spray painted the Jerusalem home of a long-time board member of the Women of the Wall (WOW) with vicious graffiti, the first time opponents to WOW have resorted to vengeance. Some of the graffiti sprayed on the door and stairwell of Peggy Cidor’s apartment read in Hebrew: “Women of the Wall are wicked,” “Peggy, […]

Image taken from plaintiffs' website, which says the calf pictured sustained a broken leg but the Tnuva employee continued to shock it to get it to move.
 

Posted on: May 20th, 2013

News & ViewsIsrael

A group of consumers headed by a Haredi woman is looking to sue Tnuva for consumer anguish.

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Haredim protest the draft, May 16, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 19th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

The media accentuate the negative and violent acts of a very small minority, over the mature and calm behavior of the vast majority of Haredim.

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AG Yehuda Weinstein's committee did not invite even one, single Haredi woman to testify.
 

Posted on: May 17th, 2013

News & ViewsJewish

The committee did not invite even one, single Haredi woman to testify.

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Police clashed with Haredi demonstrated in Jerusalem, May 16, 2013.
 

Posted on: May 17th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelIDF & Security

The demonstrators rallied "against the evil decree of conscription."

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Posted on: May 16th, 2013

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Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Religious Affairs Minister Yair Lapid, who doubles as Finance Minister, are arguing via Facebook over the issue of a women’s minyan at the Western Wall. Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky has proposed that a Women of the Wall demand for the minyan be allowed at the southern part of the […]

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Posted on: May 14th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelReligious & Secular in Israel

JERUSALEM – Rabbi Shlomo Amar, Israel’s current Sephardi chief rabbi whose 10-year term is set to expire in the coming months, and Ramat Gan Chief Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, a leading Ashkenazi rabbi, announced their intention to force a legal change in the chief rabbinate selection process.

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Posted on: May 10th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelJerusalem

UTJ and WOW argue over the halacha of women's prayer on the radio -- can Mashiach be too far?

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Posted on: May 10th, 2013

News & ViewsJewishHaredim & Hassidim

Israel’s Justice Minister Tzipi Livni ordered her ministry on Thursday to draft legislation that would make the gender-based segregation of women illegal. “Discrimination against women in public places, in public services, cannot be allowed,” she said in a radio interview. She wrote on her Facebook page, “Removal of women from the public sphere is damaging […]

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Thousands of seminary students have been encourage to "join" the Women of the Wall in their Rosh Chodesh prayers.
 

Posted on: May 9th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelJerusalem

Yes, they've won a battle, a long one at that—but the war is far from over.

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