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Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

Survey: Israeli Jews Support Shabak, Torture and All, Ultra-Orthodox the Most Hawkish

Among the Arab interviewees, 60% agree that the Jewish groups perpetrating terror attacks are merely marginal in the national-religious camp.

Women of the Wall Win in District Court

Police appeal rejected, women’s prayer does not disturb public order, does not violate the law.

Haredi Leaders Call Ruling for New Beit Shemesh Vote ‘Corrupt’

Haredi political leaders across the board called a court ruling for new elections in Beit Shemesh” corrupt,” “racist” and a sign of “dictatorship,” among...

Rabbi David Stav: I’m Torn Up by the Divisive Atmosphere

"I was thinking of the path of the Torah and the mission of returning to the Chief Rabbinate the path of Rav Abraham Isaac Kook zt'l."

Knesset Panel Snubs IDF’s Objection to National Service for Chabad

Chabad emissaries would share the same status as those who do national service.

Hareidi Women Work the Most

The slashing of government child subsidies is one of the primary reasons for the dramatic rise of working Hareidi women.

Security Cabinet Considers Admitting Syrian Victims of Chemical Attack

Even the Arab Joint List party, which rarely criticizes excesses by the Arab world, had called the Syrian sarin gas attack a “war crime.”

Got a Driver’s License? Swap It in Israel, Effective Sunday

“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.

Rabbi Riskin to Retire from Ohr Torah Stone

Riskin, 77, transformed the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City to become one of the most popular centers of modern Orthodoxy on America’s eastern Seaboard.

Secular Jewish Renewal Group Calls on Bennett to Fund Non-Orthodox Yeshivas

Panim sees itself as standing at the forefront of Jewish Renewal across Israel. It incorporates various organizations dealing with Jewish culture and identity from a variety of worldviews: Secular, Orthodox, Reform and Conservative, Urban, Rural, Ashkenazi and Sephardi.

Mounting Evidence: Beit Shemesh Votes Stolen, Election Tainted

"She could not recall her children's names. We called the police and they took her for questioning. It turned out this was her second vote."

PA Mourns Failure to Take over Rachel’s Tomb as Muslim Holy Site

Jews visit Rachel’s Tomb Tuesday to pray that she cries for them. Today, the anniversary of her death, the Palestinian Authority has failed to turn it into a Muslim holy site. Chalk up one for the truth.

56 Yeshiva Students Arrested in Violent Protests

One arrested student is suspected of hitting a policeman in the face with a metal bar.

Synagogue Vandalized in Jerusalem, Torah Stolen in Ramat HaSharon

Anti-Semites torch a Holy Ark and scrawl swastikas at a popular Jerusalem synagogue; thieves steal a Torah scroll in Ramat HaSharon.

Likud MKs, Central Committee, Ulpana Hill Residents, in Pushback Against Court, AG, Barak

Israel's Supreme Court and the Attorney General are showing a kind of zeal one normally attributes to religious fanatics. Rather than pursuing a pragmatic, financial compensation to the claimant, as is normal in similar civil cases, both the high court and the AG appear hell bent on getting Justice. The Likud rank and file are preparing to do war with these two enemies of Israel's democracy.

WOW to Celebrate Rosh Chodesh Iyar as Usual

They will be joined by MKs Tamara Zandberg and Michal Rozin.

Watch Live: Amona’s Jews Resisting Thousands of Police [video]

The PA at Amona announced: "The forces are at the community's gate, Let anyone who is able come stop them with your bodies."

Tens of Thousands Pray for Rav Ovadia at the Kotel

If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.

Orthodox Rabbinic Organization Calls for Complete Inclusion of Gays

The Beit Hillel document is more interested in the treatment of gays by the individual Orthodox communities than it is with offering innovative solutions to Orthodox gays.

Gay Activists Threaten Gay MK’s Life Ahead of Parade

Ohana received the information from senior members of the Knesset Guard.

Hareidi Rabbis Warn New Sport Club Will Cause Desecration of Shabbat’

The Hareidi politicians agreed to not protest the country club after the mayor agreed to move it. So much for agreements.

Electric Company Designs Special Uniform for Haredi Female Technicians

The IEC is interested in hiring more women for its core professions, to change the gender mix which today still stands at 80% men versus only 20% women.

Potential Religious Chief of Staff Promoted to Shomron Commander

Leftists are scared out of their pants by the success of religious soldiers in fighting for their country.

Kotel Rabbi Promises Women Won’t Be Arrested for Saying ’Kaddish’

Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.

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