The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.
Rabbi Avraham Sherman could be charged with fraud, breach of trust, obstruction of justice, and abuse of office.
Police appeal rejected, women’s prayer does not disturb public order, does not violate the law.
If Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid has any hopes of gaining one or even two Haredim as his fans, his deputy Finance Minister blew it “on air” when he called Haredim “parasites” on a Haredi radio program.
Judge Larry-Bavly's decision was in open defiance of the high court's ruling.
It was that kind of a parliamentary confrontation, stormy, angry, and deliciously witty.
"Rav Ovadia is willing to lose both chief rabbis" and not collaborate with those who "stuck a knife in our back."
The women win a battle, but the question is, “Do they want a war they might lose?” Netanyahu approves Sharansky’s plan for women to pray like men in an “egalitarian” section at the Western Wall.
Soon the area will be handed over to the PA.
Yesh Atid opposes both the Jewish Home candidate and the tricky legislation his appointment would require.
Yair Lapid is handsome, charismatic and ego-centric, all that takes to become a political leader and for TIME Magazine to rate him as one of the world’s top 100 influential people in the world.
During a Passover tour, participants were shocked to see the monument of Joshua Salome desecrated with black spray paint.
President Peres showed off his lack of knowledge of Jewish law and told the NY UJA, “The Torah does not ban women from wearing a tallis.”
"If we were able to establish Bnei Brak, Elad Modi'in Ilit, Laniado hospital and Ezer M'Zion, we will also succeed in setting up an electric company, roads, and whatever else is required."
"This discrimination inside the military cemeteries shames all of us."
They will be joined by MKs Tamara Zandberg and Michal Rozin.
Sharansky says the Western Wall is long enough for women to have their own minyan and Torah reading. The Women of the Wall leader accepts the compromise. Will the Rabbinate big enough to agree?
Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.
Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.
Yitzchak Tshuva expressed regret that the gas flow's arrival into Israel was being presented as having desecrated the Shabbat or the Pesach Holiday.
"The movement calls on its members to not participate in reality shows that do not befit the movement's spirit."
Pst! Heard the latest “humras” for Passover. A group of Haredi rabbis put their seal of approval for Kosher for Passover cigarettes. Israeli’s chief rabbis respond: Poison is not kosher at any time.
Treating the president as if he was, at least, a Rosh Yeshiva, if not a Rebbe, the good people of Meah Shearim prepared special posters adorned with American flags.
Israeli military officers and religious students are objecting to the selection of supermodel Bar Refaeli as part of an ad campaign to raise Israel's...
Believe it or not, but, after 65 years, Israel still does not have a constitution fully realizing its being a Jewish state.