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.
"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."