A Jewish organization creates unforgettable summer experiences for special needs kids and their parents.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
147 out of 150 members of the election body voted.
Posted on: July 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the race. On Tuesday, Be’er Sheva Chief Rabbi Yehuda Deri and Jerusalem Rabbinical Court head Rabbi Eliyahu Abergel quit the race. The remaining candidates are Hazon Ovadia yeshiva Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, son […]
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Says promised referendum is a deception.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
Watch for free the best theatre in the world. After the Knesset passed a bill on first reading to require all Jews to service in the IDF, Haredi MKs tore their shirts in mourning. Act Two to follow.
Posted on: July 21st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.
Posted on: July 17th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Religious & Secular in Israel
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.
Posted on: July 16th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
The new EU directive, effective Friday, demands that all deals with Israel exclude disputed territories.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Jerusalem police allow Arabs to keep Jews from entering the Temple Mount, just like they used to allow Haredim to keep women away from the Kotel – until it was not politically correct.
Posted on: July 14th, 2013News & Views → Israel → IDF & Security
In Syria and Lebanon as well, the IDF created a quagmire for both President Bashar Assad and for Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel
The Knesset has driven the last nail in the once holy coffin of changing the clocks twice a year according to the timing of Passover and Yom Kippur. Daylight Time will remain until the end of October.
Posted on: July 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim & Hassidim
The Women of the Seminar teach the Women of the Wall a lesson in group action.
Posted on: July 7th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
According to the new bill, beginning in 2017, every young Jew over the age of 18 will be obligated to join the army.
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
"The change that caused me not to be able to enter was strategic, not tactical."
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
In 1979, Peace Now co-founder Omri Padan protested the government's letting Gush Emunim to establish a settlement. Now, as McDonalds’ CEO in Israel, he refuses to allow a branch over the “Green Line.”
Posted on: June 26th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Small shop owners in cities outside of Tel Aviv may follow the example of Tel Aviv and campaign for their cities to uphold any laws that prohibit stores from opening on Shabbat. The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Tel Aviv has been mocking the law by simply imposing fines on stores that are open […]
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Business and Economy
The Supreme Court has ordered Tel Aviv to enforce the law that prohibits stores from operating on the Sabbath. It overruled a February ruling by a lower court, which accepted the city’s claim that it carried out its responsibility by fining business owners without a need to force them to close. The three-judge panel, including […]
Posted on: June 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Shas officials are concerned now that the good rabbi would outmaneuver their good rabbi in picking the next chief rabbi.
Posted on: June 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The Cabinet on Sunday approved a measure to extend Daylight Savings Time until the end of October. It also approved exporting 40 percent of natural gas, and the two decisions prompted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to remark, “Now we have a land flowing with milk and honey, gas and sunlight.” The latest change concerning when […]
Posted on: June 23rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Ephraim HaLevy, former chief of the Mossad, has committed himself to a program which will help certify the Jewish identities of thousands of immigrants, primarily from the former Soviet Union, who need certifications that they are Jewish in order to marry under official Israeli law. The announcement came at the annual meeting of the Shorashim […]
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