The women win a battle, but the question is, “Do they want a war they might lose?” Netanyahu approves Sharansky’s plan for women to pray like men in an “egalitarian” section at the Western Wall.
Traditionally, a religious Interior minister decided in favor of the religious, but now things have changed.
Yair Lapid is handsome, charismatic and ego-centric, all that takes to become a political leader and for TIME Magazine to rate him as one of the world’s top 100 influential people in the world.
President Peres showed off his lack of knowledge of Jewish law and told the NY UJA, “The Torah does not ban women from wearing a tallis.”
Judge Sharon Larry Bavly stated that there was no cause for arresting the women.
Meretz MKs Tamar Zandberg and Michal Rozin attended the ceremony.
The rabbi of the Western Wall said he "can live with" a plan presented by Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky for a permanent prayer...
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?
A typical evening consists of a conversation with a holocaust survivor, an artistic interlude, and group discussion.
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.
This latest draft represents a 30% increase in the number of Haredim drafted into the battalion.
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.
"Despite the mudslinging campaign against us before the elections, we recommended Netanyahu to form the next government."
Since 2005, the annual growth rate in Judea and Samaria has been 5 percent.
WOW spokesperson said police behavior was "sneaky," or at least confusing, seeing as they arrested the women after they had already cleared the area.
"Sara Netanyahu is a good woman. I'm sorry about the joke regarding the terrorism course we supposedly took course together."
"Our joint goal is to have the Torah guide our agenda in all areas of life."
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.