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Rabbi Riskin: Reform, Conservative Movements My Partners

'What can the Diaspora give us?' Rabbi Riskin asked, and answered: 'First and foremost, the idea of ​​pluralism, that these, and these, too, are the words of the living God.'

Conviction in Kinneret Church Arson case, Co-Defendant Acquitted

Judge George Azulai did not accept the police claims that Asraf lent his car to Reuveni, despite tire marks matching the car's which were found in the church's olive grove.

Florida Ike Comes to his Senses, Won’t Cash his Israel Bonds, All Is Forgiven

Also, as we have mentioned, taking his money out of his ten-day Israel Bond would have cost him plenty. Ike may be angry but he's not a fool.

A Thousand Demonstrators in Front of Netanyahu’s Residence over Kotel Dispute

Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.

Survey Shows Majority of Israelis Object to Considering Diaspora Jews’ Views in Legislation

The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.

Coalition Emergency Meeting on Conversion Blown Up by Haredim

Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."

Netanyahu to AIPAC: My Choice Was between Reform Kotel and Government Collapse

Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.

Rivlin: Israel is State of All the Jewish People

"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."

2,000 Jews Pray at Joseph’s Tomb Overnight Thursday

Throughout the night dozens of Arabs threw stones at IDF soldiers who guarded the entrance to the holy site, and the Jews inside. They also threw Molotov cocktails.

Jewish NGO: IDF Recruiters Grill, Humiliate Women Seeking Religious Exemption

In her interview, M. was asked, 'What is the blessing of the moon, when is it said, what is the nusach (style) you use?' Except that, according to Jewish law, women are not obligated to keep many of the time-related commandments, which the moon blessing most certainly is.

Jewish Agency Governors: Why Can’t Israelis Be More Like Us?

Why do you think you became the board of governors of the Jewish Agency? To make the Jewish State in your image? No, people, your job is to either to lead by example and settle in Israel, or to help other Jews live in Israel. It is not to preach to Israel.

Bank of Israel: Gemachim Need Not Report Up to $50 Million to IRS

The pressure applied by Knesset Finance Committee Chairman MK Moshe Gafni has worked, and The Bank of Israel has instructed the banks on granting exemptions to Gemachim from reporting to the US authorities to comply with the FATCA agreement.

1 in 7 IDF Flight School Graduates also Hesder Yeshiva Graduate

Only 15% of the cadets who began the flight school will be on the parade grounds on Thursday to receive their wings.

Hundreds March in Jerusalem to Support Haredi Soldiers

In order to avoid riots and accusations of provocation, the marchers decided not to enter the ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods.

Rabbinate Report: Jerusalem Leads Israel in Divorces

Jerusalem led in 2016 in number of divorces: 725 couples. Meanwhile, Modi'in Illit saw a 45% rise in divorces. In all, in 2016, 10,841 couples were divorced in Israel, compared with 10,653 in 2015.

Bennett to Propose Supermajority to OK Jerusalem Moves

"It is important to make clear, before the start of a diplomatic process, that Jerusalem will never be divided under any circumstance."

Haredi Coalition Partners’ Kotel Compromise Also Tacit Recognition of Reform, Conservative

The deadline for government's response to the high court's order is next Sunday.

Haredi Pilot, Mother of 4, to Fly Netanyahu to Greece

Meet Nechama Spiegel Novak, mother of four who wears a wig and does not touch men: the first Haredi pilot who flies Prime Minister Netanyahu to Greece.

Government to Pay Religious Families to Invite Secular Guests for Shabbat Meals

The Ministry of Religious Services will pay the municipal taxes, carrying charges and electricity of religious families who clock 15 weekly hours hosting secular guests and teaching Jewish family values.

300,000 Good Deeds Help Dedicate Torah Scroll in Jerusalem

The new Torah scroll was written within the framework of 'Jerusalem50' -- a project honoring the 50th anniversary of a unified Jerusalem.

Need Experts to Denigrate the Six Day War Miracle? Have We Got a List...

Daniel Bar-Tal, Emeritus Professor at the School of Education at Tel Aviv University, Areas of expertise: Militarism in Israeli society; Culture and ethos of Conflict

Mayor Barkat: On 50th Anniversary, Stats Show Unified Jerusalem on Right Track

'100 new cleaning staff will be added for upgrading public spaces across the city; garbage collection routes will be added to improve neighborhood cleanliness; manual sweeping operations will be extended.'

Hebrew U Graduation Ceremony Scraps Hatikvah to Spare Arabs’ Feelings

As is typical in such instances, the institute of high learning chose to be right rather than smart.

Statistics Bureau On Eve of Jerusalem Day: More Haredim, Fewer Residents

The figures, based on 2015 data, show a negative immigration of 7,800 residents – 18,100 left, but only 10,300 started a new life in the eternal city.

Survey: Only 46% of Next Generation National Religious Israelis Keep the Faith

Meanwhile, the proportion of students attending ultra-Orthodox schools has increased by about 300% since 1992.

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