"In the framework of the rules of the Temple Mount, in accordance with the status quo in the area, ritual activity with overt external features, including the four species, is forbidden."
An in-depth, 50-page research report issued by the Hotam organization examines the connections, activities and sources of funding of the Free Israel movement, founded...
Rabbi Wolpo said in his testimony that according to Jewish law the evacuation of settlements in the Land of Israel is a worse sin than eating pork on Yom Kippur, since it endangers the lives of millions of Jews.
Referring to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Smotrich said: 'Never will there be an Arab state between the sea and the Jordan.'
Police suspect that a tender was published a year ago by the local municipality, and the investigation has so far shown that a council member skewed the terms of the tender to favor one particular company.
"The struggle for same-sex couples' right to marry is part of the struggle for civil marriages in Israel, since it is clear that religious law, which regulates marriages and divorces in the state, does not allow it."
Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...
"The sole motivation behind [the Court's] decisions is a dictatorial hunger for power, to oppose the laws of the elected Knesset."
So far the Rebbe has not responded. But the mayor and local Chabadniks went out to dance in the streets of Herzliya, which did a lot to alleviate the tension.
The judges noted that the state is not obligated to act to examine transportation needs, and emphasized that they do not intend to express their opinion on this issue.
The real news is that in nearly every Israeli supermarket chain this year, the price of groceries has dropped.
The Smith Institute survey proves for the Nth time that the polls yield results based on how you write the questions, or, in this case, how you cut your random sample of respondents.
Legal sources estimate that Eizenkot will shorten Azaria's sentence of 18 months in prison by several months, but will not pardon the convicted soldier altogether.
"Woe," he said. "What if there were soccer on Shabbat? There will be soccer everywhere. People will come in their cars."
"This industry is funded by millions of shekels from the defense budget (e.g. policemen) and its operation on Shabbat forces the entire Jewish people to participate in the desecration of the Shabbat, and this to us is unacceptable."
The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.
Aryeh Deri was convicted of taking $155,000 in bribes while serving as Interior Minister, and was given a three-year jail sentence in 2000.
The high schools at the bottom of the list in terms of their students' eligibility for a matriculation certificate include eight Arab and two Haredi institutions.
Soccer games are a common sight on the Temple Mount, according to the report, even though they are explicitly prohibited by the law governing holy places, which has been upheld by the High Court's ruling.
The Netanya court discovered that the plaintiff's father was involved in establishing a group called Netzari (Hebrew for Christian), which he currently leads.
Apparently there is a conference planned for Habayit Hayehudi in September, where Rosen wanted to lead the forum on technology and halakha – but was refused because of his jittery track record of slamming doors behind his back every few months.
"It would have been great if this issue had been resolved amicably between the sides rather than by the court."
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 quality of Israel’s education has improved over past two decades, and yet Israel is near the bottom of the developed world, its 8th graders get correct answers on only half their math questions, Israel’s weakest students are also the weakest in the developed world, and Israel’s top students rank only in the bottom third of the developed world.
Nissim's appointment is part of the Netanyahu government's fulfillment of its commitment to the High Court of Justice to promote a more "egalitarian" conversions law which would enjoy broad support from Israelis.