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Israel’s 5-Year Upgrade Plan for Western Wall

Israel's new government has approved a five-year plan to upgrade and develop the area around the Western Wall.

Miracle: Kashrut Supervisor Continues to Monitor Goods from Higher Realm

in their statement, the rabbinate promised to maintain the high quality of their supervision, despite the transfer of authority from the heavens down to earth.

Netanyahu Eulogizes Minister Uri Orbach z’l – ‘We Loved Him Tremendously’

Minister Uri Orbach, z'l, was eulogized by PM Netanyahu at the cabinet meeting. "We loved him tremendously."

Sundays Off, Sort Of

Not really Sundays, but 6 long weekends a year.

New Campaign: Tight Pants Are Sinful and Corrupting

We have grown accustomed to these letters being directed at Haredi women. Now, surprisingly, this letter is addressed specifically to the men.

New Government in Place, Lapid Gave Up Foreign Office

The new government will be much smaller than the last one.

Tisha B’Av 5773: Hateful Rhetoric, Violent Encounters Roil Israel’s Religious Communities

JERUSALEM – As tens of thousands of Jews jammed Jerusalem’s Western Wall Plaza on Tisha B’Av to mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples, leading rabbinical and political figures from Israel’s national religious and haredi streams found themselves embroiled in a war of words over a number of issues that in some instances spurred violent street clashes.

Protesters: Police in Cahoots with Arabs over Jewish Access to Mount

On those few days when Jews were allowed to go up to the Mount, they suffered constant abuse by the Muslims and by the police.

Minister Accompanying Netanyahu: Settlement Freeze Off the Table

For now, nobody is pushing the 2-state thing. Maybe wait until after the Russian occupation…

Dozens of Former Hareidim Sue Israel for not Teaching Basic Skills

Leader of a group behind the lawsuit says the political pressure forces the government to ignore basic subjects such as math, English and computers.

Yesh Atid Minister: Territories Construction Insults Bereaved Families

You would think Minister of Science and Technology Yaakov Perry would understand that releasing terrorists insults bereaved families.

Retired Military Rabbi: IDF Brought Down Morsi, Ahmadinejad

In Syria and Lebanon as well, the IDF created a quagmire for both President Bashar Assad and for Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.

Report: Frequent Injuries Force IDF to Ease Women’s Combat Requirements

The mixed battalions will be relocated to their own boot camp base, apart from the rest of the infantry's training facilities.

Netanyahu Buries Reform Kotel Section in Committee

The "difficulties" came in the form of both ultra-Orthodox parties in Netnayahu's coalition who declared their absolute objection to any official recognition of any Reform presence.

Rivlin Tells Bnei Akiva, ‘We Must Not Let This Happen Again’

Israeli Pres. Rivlin expresses deep concern after vandals torch a Bnei Akiva building and synagogue in northern Israel.

Rabbi Ariel Under Criminal Probe, ‘Banned Indefinitely’ from Temple Mount

The 78 year old who took part in the liberation of Temple Mount in 1967 is banned from entering the holiest Jewish site by Israeli Police, who say he will face charges.

World Parliamentarians Gather in Jerusalem for 50th Year Conference on Unification

Nearly two dozen international members of parliament will arrive in Jerusalem to celebrate its liberation at a conference during Sukkot.

Shocking: Zero East Jerusalem Housing Starts in 2013, Only 43 in 2012

Prime Minister Netanyahu is functioning as an agent of U.S. foreign policy and Palestinian expansion.

Secular Leftists Applaud New Hareidi Minister

"I, Yaakov Litzman, pledge…to be faithful to the government of Israel and to its laws."

Analysis: Can Ha’aretz Be More Racist than Donald Trump? You Betcha

It appears Ha'aretz is willing to see Israeli high court justices' lives be put in jeopardy just to advance the paper's political ends. So much for tolerance and liberalism.

Israeli Tourism Helps Inscribe Georgian Jewry in the Book of Life

Israeli tourists have found a new "paradise" to replace Turkey -- they now flock to Tbilisi, Georgia, where kosher options are growing.

Israel Gay Pride Police Arrest Nursery School Teacher to Protect Parade

It is obvious that police are terrified of a repeat of the Jerusalem parade murder, where they allowed near the parade a known violent attacker of gays.

Bennett’s Folly: Territory Giveback Referendum Passes First Reading

As far as the half million Israelis living in Judea and Samaria—most of whom are Jewish Home voters—the referendum bill leaves them in the cold.

IDF Promises Yad L’Achim, ‘Soldiers Won’t Be Taken to Missionary Events’

The IDF has confirmed in a letter to Yad L'Achim that soldiers will not be taken to missionary events.

IDF Soldier Wounded at Rachel’s Tomb

An IDF soldier is hit in the face, his glasses shattered by metal balls fired by Arab terrorists.

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