The law prohibits "religious ceremony not according to local custom."
"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."
The two parties agreed that they would either join the coalition together or not at all.
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.
"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."
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.
The (Conservative) Rabbinical Assembly shares remarks, photos from Yair Lapid’s address to its 2012 convention.
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.
"My engagement in medicine has taught me that in order to heal one must come in contact with the most repulsive things you can imagine."
Shaked noted that her party intends to promote, in addition, a significant reform of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel.
The reluctance is most prevalent among those who voted Likud, Israel Beitenu, and Shas.
Netanyahu and Yishai have been discussing 'the day after' the January 22 elections.
The Sephardi Haredi party Shas, who had reached as many as 12 seats, are down to 9 in this survey.
The spot shows a Russian born bride to receive her instant giur-conversion document by fax.
"I think it's none of our business in Israel to intervene in American domestic decisions."
Talk of a two-state solution, while widely prevalent, is largely irrelevant.
Netanyahu asked Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky to look into the matter.
After 10 years of marriage, with 2 children, the wife began an affair with her female boss.
Bennett benefited from the attacks on him.
Rabbi Bakshi Doron is suspected of allowing underlings to make an extra shekel through for-pay ordinations.
The election of the next chief rabbis will take place after the 19th Knesset is convened.
The world did not erupt in flames. Even the Muslims preferred to keep mum about it.
One of the two was the first openly gay man elected to the Knesset.
Parents of students from the Raqia preschool in the Nofei Yam neighborhood in north Tel Aviv have expressed outrage that their children’s school will also serve as a synagogue on Shabbat and holidays.
The relatively new religious leaders on the Likud roster owe some of their status to Moshe Feiglin's relentless efforts to make the party more traditionally Jewish.