The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.
The Taharat HaBayit organization has been using a 4-wheel-drive jeep to take snowbound women in Jerusalem to the local mikveh, the ritual immersing pool. "The...
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has announced that she intends to appeal the committee decision in the high court.
The local security coordinator tried to alert the Army, but his calls were not answered.
The snowstorm’s delay of Kerry’s meeting with Netanyahu finally gives Abbas a chance to explain why Israel must not exist as a Jewish state.
All the boys were called up together, and recited – for the very first time – the blessing for being called to the Torah, with their interpreter.
Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand why Jews support Obama as “pro-Israel” because he doesn’t understand the psyche of a liberal American Jewish Democrat.
A news report on court proceedings in Beit Shemesh vote fraud, and a show on the Haredi housing crisis exposes deep resentments by seculars of Haredim.
A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.
Jerusalem District Court to discuss appeals of election results today.
None of us support violence and we found out about the story in the media, just like every one else.
Rabbi Lopatin said, “May Hashem give you all strength to continue this age old, noble struggle which God promises us will end in victory.”
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
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.
"The findings of the police investigation indicate serious criminal activity."
There is a glimmer of hope in fighting corrupt elections in Israel, which is no worse than anywhere else but simply more obvious.
Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issued restrictions on the extent to which mikvah attendants may question and interact with women visiting the ritual baths. According to a...
Israel’s Supreme Court soon may have to decide if it wants to set off fireworks and take on a case that involves the authority of a rabbinical court to order a circumcision.
A police raid on two homes before the elections last month uncovered 250 false identification cards that people intended to use to cast extra ballots.
The outgoing chairperson, Yacimovich, failed to win enough seats to become a viable alternative.
Jewish Home MK Orit struk says Nitzan is known for his hostility to Jewish life in Judea and Samaria.
The festival marked the 90th birthday of President Shimon Peres, and the 100th birthday of late Prime Minster Menachem Begin.
“He is innocent until proven guilty” is one expression. “Where there is smoke, there is fire,” is another. Rabbi Metzger has been arrested for pocketing money for charities. That is not holy smoke.
Will the secretary of State understand that the Israeli wine renaissance is taking place in the Shomron region, and therefore we're not letting it go?
"The problem of assimilation among American Jews is not only an American problem, it's our problem, too."