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Chief Justice Keeps Israeli Courts Open Rosh Hashanah

It's a fascinating—and rare—case in which the rights of an individual to a speedy trial clash with the identity of the Jewish state.

Left Targeting Jewish Home Housing Minister for Ouster

Israel's media will now be repeating this mantra tirelessly, until the average Israeli will start whispering it in his sleep: "Get rid of Jewish Home, get lasting peace in 9 months."

Tibetan Monks Chant Prayers for Peace in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Sacred Music Festival attracts array of international musicians.

Women of the Wall Protesting Bennett’s High Holidays Plan

"Today this affects Women of the Wall but tomorrow it will affect every Israeli and Jew around the world…."

Does Israel Recognize Itself as a Jewish State?

Netanyahu demands that that Mahmoud Abbas recognize Israel as a Jewish state, but if it wants foreign journalists to do so, perhaps it should not call Rosh HaShanah-Yom Kippur-Sukkot “autumn holidays.”

Rav Ovadia Yosef in Too Much Pain to Give Sat. Night Talk

His son, the recently elected Chief Rabbi Yizhak Yosef, took his place teaching the class last night.

Haredi Leader: Wearing a Shtreimel Is Chilul Hashem

Because of the wide public discussion of the need to stop needless pain to animals, wearing a shtreimel today is a desecration of God's name.

Supermodel Bar Rafaeli Puts ‘Dumb’ Roger Waters in his Place

Roger ‘Pink Floyd’ Waters learns not to start up with Israelis, especially a woman. And especially supermodel Bar Rafaeli. She exposed his hypocrisy of boycotting Israel but using her photo for his concerts.

Lapid Tells Haredim ‘Go Work’ as Child Subsidy Cuts Go into Effect

Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.

Leftist Leader Appalled by Police Gratuitous Tasing of Settler (Video)

In the video, police barge into Albert's home, the screen goes dark and we hear him screaming in pain.

Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

Two Chassidic Yeshivas Capitulate, Will Teach Core Curriculum

Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

Mother and Fighter for Religious Tolerance Quits Beit Shemesh

The Los Angeles-born woman, whose daughter was spat on by extreme Haredim in Beit Shemesh, has given up her fight for religious tolerance and leaves the city , but she blames modern orthodox Jews.

Sharansky to Reveal Full Western Wall Plan in Two Weeks

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky will release his full plan for a compromise among religious groups at the Western Wall in two weeks, Haaretz...

Radical Haredim Riot against Construction over Alleged Tombs

Radical Haredim rioted in Jerusalem and in Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem, on Monday because of construction at sites that they said contain Jewish...

Haredi Settlers Push Back: Rebbe’s Dad Was Pro-Settlements

When it came to comparisons with the Third Reich, it appears the first Klausenburger Rebbe had his priorities straight.

Beitar Jerusalem Announces Shabbat Ban on Soccer Games

The Beitar Jerusalem soccer team announced that it will stop playing on Shabbat in order to allow its religious and traditional fans to attend...

Grand Rebbe Attacks Settlers, Compares Israeli Media to Nazis

The Sanz-Klausenberger Rebbe sees no difference between Nazi depictions of Jews as contaminators of German blood and the Israeli Media view of Haredim as freeloaders.

Want a Tzohar Rabbi for the Wedding? Avoid Petach Tikvah

The Religious Council of Petach Tikvah, located next to Tel Aviv, is generally known to give problems for couple wanting to get married by...

‘What’s Bad for Haredim is Bad for Universities’ says Haredi MK

Haredi Knesset Member Moshe Gafni said he doesn’t mind if yeshivas are monitored to make sure those enrolled are learning so long as universities...

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