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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.

Court Rejects Residents’ Last Ditch Appeal as Police, Army Circle Amona

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Habayit Hayehudi) was also on hand, and served as a useful punching bag for the residents.

In Heated Shabbat Law Debate MK Zohar Questions Left’s ‘Enlightened socialism’

"The Zionist Camp is afraid of [Tel Aviv Mayor] Ron Huldai and is abandoning the values of socialism to gain the votes of Tel Aviv's residents."

Knesset Committee to Debate Proposed Law Expanding Defense Minister’s Powers

The Knesset Constitution Committee is to debate a proposed bill expanding the powers of the defense minister in pre-1967 Israel.

Avigdor Lieberman Warns US Jews ‘You Are Facing a Catastrophe’

It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.

British Rabbis Scold Orthodox Shul for Letting Women Hold Torah

The issue of women becoming involved in synagogue services to the point of holding a Torah scroll is as loaded in the Diaspora than it is in Israel.

Report: Israel McDonalds Offering Passover Meals in Leavened Restaurants

The chain offers its year-round condiments, declaring that they are not kosher for Passover, and letting the customer decide whether or not to use them.

Chief Justice Keeps Israeli Courts Open Rosh Hashanah

It's a fascinating—and rare—case in which the rights of an individual to a speedy trial clash with the identity of the Jewish state.

Police Arrest Women of the Wall Director for Torah Scroll Violation and Catch 22

The WOW email accuses Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, the state-appointed administrator of the Kotel, of creating a "Catch 22" for women

A Decade after Demise of his Alternative Station, MK Katz Alters Broadcasting Authority...

The Knesset Economic Committee held a heated discussion Monday over the composition of incoming Broadcasting Authority Supervisory Council. MK Jacob Katz argued that the previous text perpetuated a distortion which was causing large communities to feel alienated and segregated from public broadcasting. Ten years ago, Katz's own "Pirate" alternative radio station was taken down in the spirit of that same old law.

Rabbi Pinto to Start Prison Sentence as Supreme Court Denies Appeal

Justice Mazuz said the sentence imposed on Pinto is the necessary minimum based on the appellant's actions.

Supermodel Bar Rafaeli Puts ‘Dumb’ Roger Waters in his Place

Roger ‘Pink Floyd’ Waters learns not to start up with Israelis, especially a woman. And especially supermodel Bar Rafaeli. She exposed his hypocrisy of boycotting Israel but using her photo for his concerts.

Rare 1,500-year-old Mosaic Featured on Sukkot at Kiryat Gat Industrial Park

A rare 1,500 year old mosaic exposed in the Kiryat Gat industrial park is featured at the park's Sukkot festival.

Evolution to be Added to Israel’s Core Curriculum

Grades 8 and 9 will begin learning about the theory of evolution starting next year.

Update: Northern Israel Terror Suspect Released, Deemed Innocent

Alert citizens called police to a suspicious situation in northern Israel that fortunately turned out well for everyone.

Revolution: Knesset Approves Marriage for Straight Couples

Haredi MK Gafni has long embraced the tactic of resisting unfavorable registration by throwing a tantrum.

Israel Demolishes Apartment Houses at Beit El

By noon Wednesday, Israeli forces were demolishing two buildings in Beit El.

Former General: Integrating Women in Combat Units a Conspiracy to Weaken IDF

Meanwhile, Rabbi Amihai Eliahu is accusing the entities behind the move of attempting to cleanse the IDF of its religious warriors.

Jewish Home MK Orbach Supports Rabbi Stav for Chief Rabbinate

Jewish Home Minister Uri Orbach announced Monday night on his Facebook page that he supports Rabbi David Stav, who is part of the Tzohar...

Senior IDF Officer Indicted for Sexual Misconduct

In late 2015 the military was about to appoint him Head of the Operations Division, a senior position in the IDF command.

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 Home Attacking Lapid on Haredi Draft

The decision to play this kind of hardball came from Lapid.

Haredim Lose Out to Women’s Place on Panel that Elects Rabbis

The Knesset passed into law on Tuesday a requirement that at least four women be included on the committee that elects rabbinical court rabbis....

Pilot’s Family Tells President Rivlin, Cohen Nov Was ‘A Joyful Boy’

"My son loved everyone, he was a joyful boy," the bereaved mother of an Israeli Air Force pilot told President Reuven Rivlin.

On World Environment Day Leket Israel Connects People With Nature

“What better way to reconnect people with nature than by encouraging them to get out and get their hands dirty."

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