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Posted on: December 19th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
My first reaction to this story was: El Al has its own rabbi?
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
The judge said Elon's behavior was "illegitimate" – even according to his own stated standards.
Posted on: December 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Judaism
A "Beit Hillel" rabbi reported his decision to turn on the electricity on a frozen Shabbat morning, only to be attacked by a "Tzohar" rabbi from his neck of the (snowy) woods.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
The Lithuanian Council of Torah Sages and the Hasidic Council of Torah Sages organized two protests in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem Monday against a Knesset committee in the process of adding details to the new draft law requiring almost all Israeli Jewish youth to report for military duty. “They are trying to bring us closer […]
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.
Posted on: December 17th, 2013News & Views → Global
The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Taharat HaBayit organization has been using a 4-wheel-drive jeep to take snowbound women in Jerusalem to the local mikveh, the ritual immersing pool. “The organization’s top priority is raising awareness to the importance of the family purity mitzvah,” the organization’s chairman, Rabbi Yechezkel Mutzafi, explained to the Hebrew-language Yediot Acharonot’s website. “We see it […]
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has announced that she intends to appeal the committee decision in the high court.
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The local security coordinator tried to alert the Army, but his calls were not answered.
Posted on: December 12th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The snowstorm’s delay of Kerry’s meeting with Netanyahu finally gives Abbas a chance to explain why Israel must not exist as a Jewish state.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
All the boys were called up together, and recited – for the very first time – the blessing for being called to the Torah, with their interpreter.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand why Jews support Obama as “pro-Israel” because he doesn’t understand the psyche of a liberal American Jewish Democrat.
Posted on: December 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
A news report on court proceedings in Beit Shemesh vote fraud, and a show on the Haredi housing crisis exposes deep resentments by seculars of Haredim.
Posted on: December 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel
A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.
Posted on: December 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Jerusalem District Court to discuss appeals of election results today.
Posted on: December 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Jerusalem
None of us support violence and we found out about the story in the media, just like every one else.
Posted on: December 6th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Assimilation
Rabbi Lopatin said, “May Hashem give you all strength to continue this age old, noble struggle which God promises us will end in victory.”
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
The issue of women becoming involved in synagogue services to the point of holding a Torah scroll is as loaded in the Diaspora than it is in Israel.
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