MK Uri Maklev (United Torah Judaism) addressed the demand for competition in the kashrut certification market and said that, by the same token, we can ask for competition in the issuing of health and fire certifications for hotels.
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.
The government has raised security around Minister Naftali Bennett in response to threats he received.
The Prime Minister charged that anyone who tries to lump extremists with religious Zionists "does a very great injustice to a dear public that is loyal to the state."
The Taub Center noted a link between being religious and being satisfied with aspects of living, but that it does not necessarily apply to non-Jews. Hareidim live longer
Meshi-Zahav told Lapid that Zaka volunteers "shoulder the burden" -- a line clipped right out of Lapid's anti-Haredi campaigns.
Leader of a group behind the lawsuit says the political pressure forces the government to ignore basic subjects such as math, English and computers.
In addition, the directors’ committee will examine a proposal to make Sunday an official day off.
Rabbi David Lau’s cousin, the Jerusalem Ramban Synagogue’s spiritual leader Rabbi Benny Lau criticized the Chief Rabbi’s attack on Bennett.
The Nahal Haredi Association will manage a list of ultra-Orthodox veterans of combat service who reside in Haredi clusters.
Rivlin told the New York UJA Federation," We are all one family" and made it a point to refer to a Consrvative leader as a rabbi.
"The visit constitutes a recognition of congregations that are dangerous to the future of the Jewish nation.”
When the Karov La'lev people said their criticism was directed at religious Israelis, one Facebook user was irate: "Did we watch the same film?"
Officer Bibi was stabbed by an Arab terrorist from Hebron, but managed to shoot and kill his attacker before he himself collapsed.
Several coalition MKs are opposing the committee’s proposed changes to the draft law. The ultra-Orthodox have made it clear that the issue is a deal breaker,
Netanyahu's talk to the Jewish Federations confab focused on values, tolerance and the US-Israel alliance.
Health Minister Yaakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism) said that the statement is contrary to the promises of the Prime Minister to his party.
More than 5,200 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis and communal leaders sat down to exchange news at this year's international emissaries' conference in NYC.
PM Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to the White House for talks with Pres. Barack Obama for the first time in months.
New Economy Ministry statistics show that 49 percent of hareidi-religious males are working at regular jobs.
Imams in two Jerusalem Arab neighborhoods are told to lower the volume on mosque loudspeakers, and change their direction.
Meretz leader Zahav Gal-On wants to deport Uri Ariel before he deports cats rather than violate Jewish law by castrating them.
Religious public schools have introduced a Temple education program. The Left are terrified...
Iberia Airlines crew did not mention "Israel" in flight once en route to Tel Aviv on Wednesday.
A rash of Arab terror attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem Thursday night left no injuries.