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Haredi Israelis Get the Most Benefits and Are the Deepest in Debt

25 Kislev 5775 – December 17, 2014
High housing prices are blamed, but has anyone suggested that working for a living might help?

3 Arrested in Arson at Jerusalem’s Mixed Jewish-Arab School

20 Kislev 5775 – December 11, 2014
Three members of the Lehava organization are arrested for the Nov. 29 arson of Jerusalem's mixed Jewish-Arab school.

Chief of Staff’s Mom: I Wish He Had Been a Rabbi

8 Kislev 5775 – November 30, 2014
Israel gets a mensch for Chief of Staff along with a Yiddishe Mama.

Knesset Synagogue Bars Reform and Conservative Jews from ‘Mixed Prayer’

6 Kislev 5775 – November 28, 2014
Liberal Jews are for tolerance until they also have to be tolerant.

Knesset Committee Approves Conversion Bill For Final Plenum Readings

3 Heshvan 5775 – October 27, 2014
The bill would take power away from the Haredi Chief Rabbis but but does not authorize non-orthodox conversions.

Women of the Wall Smuggle Tiny Torah Scroll to Western Wall

30 Tishri 5775 – October 24, 2014
They had to use a magnifying glass to read the letters.

EL Al May Be Violating US Law, NY Lawyer Says

9 Tishri 5775 – October 3, 2014
A simple solution for Haredi demands would be separate planes.

Prayers from a Jewish Soul Soaring on a Skateboard

5 Tishri 5775 – September 29, 2014
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.

Israelis Fiercely Oppose Inter-Marriage

26 Av 5774 – August 22, 2014
If you are worried about your child marrying a non-Jew, and you should be, then move to Israel.

The Battle for Jewish Jerusalem

2 Av 5774 – July 29, 2014
There's a battle going on for Jerusalem's soul, and Cinema City proves you don't need to compromise on Shabbat or Kashrut to be a success.

Kidnapping Saga: Lapid Dusts Off His Siddur to Pray

23 Sivan 5774 – June 20, 2014
"I believe they will come back but if not, please be united. Be united.” - Racheli Frankel, mother of kidnap victim

Religious-Zionist Rabbis Welcome Evolution into School Curriculum

5 Sivan 5774 – June 2, 2014
Israel's rabbis don't see evolution as a threat, and some believe it will help the students add more depth and understanding to their Torah learning and faith.

Haredim Confound Israeli News Media on Yom HaZikaron

The TV station sent out a cameraman to get a video of Haredim during the siren. They got a video, but not the one they wanted.

Egged Buses Reportedly Stop Counting the Omer

29 Nisan 5774 – April 28, 2014
The U.S. concept of separation of church and state means separating Jews from Judaism in Israel.

Former Supreme Court Judge Goes to Bat for Makkor Rishon

Former Supreme Court Justice Dalia Dorner, who now heads the Israeli Council of Journalists, has called on the powers-to-be to prevent the closure of...

Tel Aviv Mayor: Opening Shops on Shabbat ‘Won’t Disturb Anyone’

18 Adar II 5774 – March 19, 2014
“Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose” – Janis Joplin.

Haredi Draft Law Passes

10 Adar II 5774 – March 12, 2014
The Knesset passed the bill to draft more Ultra-Orthodox Jews into the IDF.

Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim

9 Adar II 5774 – March 10, 2014
Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.

Beit Shemesh Journal: I’m Switching My Vote

Eli Cohen is now the nationally-known face of electoral integrity and honesty in Israel.

Senior Haredi Sefardi Rabbi Approves Going Up to Temple Mount

8 Adar II 5774 – March 9, 2014
Needless to say, Shas, the Haredi Sefardi party, is not happy.

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