Shas, which initiated the Supermarket Law, is not benefiting from it for the time being, and is expected to win only 4 seats (down from 7) – barely passing the threshold, if that.
“Any plan to resettle members of the Bedouin community must be developed with leaders of that community rather than be forced upon them.”
Despite a pending petition to the Supreme Court, the IDF Civil Administration went ahead and razed the memorial.
No matter how secular Israeli Jews may appear, the glow of Torah burns somewhere inside almost everyone. Peres was not pretending when he called Rav Ovadia his “teacher.” His tears were real.
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.
MK Zahalka argued that goats are actually good for the environment, as they thin out the forests, making them easier to control in case of a fire.
The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.
Kehilat Yonatan offers a conversion program to Israeli citizens and foreigners with long-term visas, and egalitarian wedding services.
Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.
One major target for this project are Chabad activities, which include summer camps for children in municipalities that cannot afford one.
The kashrut supervisors union strongly opposes the reform, fearing that an open and transparent pay method would adversely affect their income.
The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.
Eli Cohen is now the nationally-known face of electoral integrity and honesty in Israel.
The driver was lightly injured and evacuated by Magen David Adom (MDA).
Police also arrested 10 men who danced and waved Israeli flags.
The vocalist, age 63, is known for his versatility; he sings in Hebrew, Turkish and Spanish and is known for his rock as well as for his Mizrahi music.
If Jews had the ability to ignore religious provocation when they saw one, we'd still have the Second Temple, if not the First.
"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."
A semi-pro skier whose soul loves to fly in the sky even when his body is grounded finds he can integrate both in a Torah-observant lifestyle.
In 1995, “everyone” knew settlers murdered Rabin. The “settler” Yigal Amir was from the Haifa area. Four years ago, gays accused Haredi gay-haters for killing three homosexuals. Now police say, “Not so.”
The interview is an open announcement of an idea that has been in discussion within Jewish Home for some time now.
The cook lit a fire on Shabbat and cooked a packet of chickpeas for a vegetarian soldier. An officer who noticed this reported the incident to the battalion commander and the cook was court martialed.
'I never thought that spreading ignorance has any advantage, except for those who are in a position of power and want to deprive others of their rights and spread ignorance in order to keep them under foot.'
"I'm not saying that a woman can't be a pilot," he said regarding women's service, "But I think that giving a woman the profession of killing people is not good for the nation of Israel."