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Labor MK: Chief Rabbinate’s Kashrut Monopoly Will End in my Lifetime

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.

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.

Increased Security Ordered for Education Minister Naftali Bennett

The government has raised security around Minister Naftali Bennett in response to threats he received.

Netanyahu Says ‘Don’t Confuse Jewish Extremists with Religious Zionism’

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."

Research Links Being Religious with a Happy Life – but only for Jews

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

MK Yair Lapid to ZAKA: You Are a Model of Coexistence

Meshi-Zahav told Lapid that Zaka volunteers "shoulder the burden" -- a line clipped right out of Lapid's anti-Haredi campaigns.

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.

Government to Appropriate Tel Aviv’s Shabbat Supervision Controls

In addition, the directors’ committee will examine a proposal to make Sunday an official day off.

Bennett Tells Chief Rabbi: I Don’t Consult with Rabbis on Matters of Policy

Rabbi David Lau’s cousin, the Jerusalem Ramban Synagogue’s spiritual leader Rabbi Benny Lau criticized the Chief Rabbi’s attack on Bennett.

Incentive: Easier Gun Licensing for Ultra-Orthodox Who Served in IDF

The Nahal Haredi Association will manage a list of ultra-Orthodox veterans of combat service who reside in Haredi clusters.

Rivlin Embraces Reform and Conservative Jews as Part of ‘One Family’

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.

Chief Rabbi Lau Condemns Minister Bennett’s Visit to US Conservative School

"The visit constitutes a recognition of congregations that are dangerous to the future of the Jewish nation.”

Peace Now Chief’s Attempt to Close Religious-Secular Gap Ripped by Leftists [video]

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?"

Critically Wounded Police Officer Resumes Duty 5 Months Later, Offers Prayer of Thanks at...

Officer Bibi was stabbed by an Arab terrorist from Hebron, but managed to shoot and kill his attacker before he himself collapsed.

Coalition Mutiny Against Revised Ultra-Orthodox Conscription Law

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 Addresses Jewish Federations on US Trip

Netanyahu's talk to the Jewish Federations confab focused on values, tolerance and the US-Israel alliance.

Ultra-Orthodox Coalition Partners Enraged by Netanyahu’s Promises to the Reform

Health Minister Yaakov Litzman (United Torah Judaism) said that the statement is contrary to the promises of the Prime Minister to his party.

Thousands of Chabad-Lubavitch Rabbis Gather at NYC’s Largest Banquet

More than 5,200 Chabad-Lubavitch rabbis and communal leaders sat down to exchange news at this year's international emissaries' conference in NYC.

Israeli PM Netanyahu Heads to White House

PM Benjamin Netanyahu is heading to the White House for talks with Pres. Barack Obama for the first time in months.

Economy Ministry Figures Show Rise in Hareidi Male Employment

New Economy Ministry statistics show that 49 percent of hareidi-religious males are working at regular jobs.

Jerusalem City Hall Tells Mosques to Turn Loudspeakers Down and Around

Imams in two Jerusalem Arab neighborhoods are told to lower the volume on mosque loudspeakers, and change their direction.

Left-Wing Leader Wants Uri Ariel Deported over ‘Deport Cats’ Program

Meretz leader Zahav Gal-On wants to deport Uri Ariel before he deports cats rather than violate Jewish law by castrating them.

Left Bewails Israeli Public School Students Learning About the Temple

Religious public schools have introduced a Temple education program. The Left are terrified...

En Route to Tel Aviv, No Mention of Israel: Iberia Airlines Says ‘Welcome to...

Iberia Airlines crew did not mention "Israel" in flight once en route to Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

Arab Terror Attacks Popping Up in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

A rash of Arab terror attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem Thursday night left no injuries.

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