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Tens of Thousands Rejoice in Lag B’Omer Celebration at Rashbi’s Tomb on Mt. Meron...

Thousands upon thousands of Jews celebrated Lag B'Omer at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai with song and dance and heartfelt prayer.

Leftist Leader Appalled by Police Gratuitous Tasing of Settler (Video)

In the video, police barge into Albert's home, the screen goes dark and we hear him screaming in pain.

Corruption-Riddled Beit Shemesh Gets New Elections

The new election date of March 11 was announced by the Ministry of Interior.

Everything You Need to Know about the World’s Holiest City

What's the secret of this city that's growing faster than most, while few of its residents are happy with the amenities?

Rabbi Pinto Will Be Charged with Bribing Police Officer

The good Rabbi has disappeared in recent weeks, and no one in his network of institutions knows where he is.

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Journalist: Secular Fear of Haredim Drove Court’s Rule on Service Deferments

Journalist and radio host Israel Gelis offers the Haredi point of view on the Supreme Court's decision to kill the Tal Law, which served as a moderate avenue for Haredim to join modern Israeli society, while holding on to their unique values.

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

Israel gets a mensch for Chief of Staff along with a Yiddishe Mama.

Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

Survey: Rightwing Jews More Comfortable Speaking Out in Israel than Counterparts

Half the leftists feel ill at ease about expressing their views in Israel, while absolute majority of right-leaning Jews feel very or quite comfortable.

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.

Jewish Bride Arrested at Temple Mount on Her Wedding Day

A Jewish bride has been arrested at the Temple Mount on her wedding day.

Haredim Blocks Roads in Protest of Draft

Anti-draft Haredim blocked roads in Jerusalem, Modi'in and Ashdod.

Haredi Rabbis Decided: Yeshiva Students May Go to Recruitment Centers, But ‘Must Not Sign...

Against the background of the expiration on August 1 of the Tal Law, which attempted to manage Haredi recruitment, the Moetzes Gdolei HaTorah (Assembly of Torah Sages), the supreme rabbinical policy-making council of several Haredi organizations in Israel convened Monday night in Bnei Brak at the home of leader of the Lithuanian sector, Rav Steinman, to solidify the policy of military conscription.

Gay Activists Threaten Gay MK’s Life Ahead of Parade

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

GW Bush Fundraising for Proselytizers of Jews in America and Israel

The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute mission is to train leaders for Jewish ministry around the world.

Ministerial Team Targets Personnel Shortage in High-Tech Sector

A high-level government task force is aiming to bring more new immigrants into the high-tech work force, while training veteran Israelis to enter the field as well.

‘Netanyahu at War’ Picks Diametrically Opposed Left-Right Views on Rabin Murder [video]

Netanyahu is vindicated from a truly unexpected direction: Martin Indyk, US Ambassador to Israel from 1995 to '97, who is not a big fan of Netanyahu, which is why his story is credible.

Chief Rabbinate Bows to Pressure to Extend Rabbi Riskin’s Term

Chief Sephardi Rabbi: "'God has not made me a woman,' not like someone from Efrat who comes up with all kinds of new ideas, makes news and and wages wars."

Verbal Attack on Charedi Soldier Signals Renewal of ‘Chardakim’ Campaign

One rabbi has decreed that wearing an IDF uniform is tantamount to wearing a cross medallion.

Coalition Kills Core Curriculum Prerequisite for Haredi Schools

The elimination of the obligation to teach core curriculum subjects will not result in reducing the budgets of Haredi yeshivas who pass on the extra material.

Egged Buses Reportedly Stop Counting the Omer

The U.S. concept of separation of church and state means separating Jews from Judaism in Israel.

It’s Official: Israel to Fast on Yom Kippur like Americans

The Knesset has driven the last nail in the once holy coffin of changing the clocks twice a year according to the timing of Passover and Yom Kippur. Daylight Time will remain until the end of October.

Israelis Ignore Warnings, Flock to Turkey for High Holiday Vacation

"Israeli tourists by now have figured that every place is dangerous, which is why economic considerations overcome security concerns."

1,200 Israeli Elderly Receive Visits to Brighten Hanukkah

“Loneliness is one of the hardest challenges for elderly Israelis -- sometimes that struggle outweighs the usual daily battle for financial survival."

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