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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

Rabbi Aharon Leib Steinman’s Condition Stable following Emergency ICU Hospitalization

Sources at Rabbi Steinman's home told the media that his hospitalization followed "acute respiratory distress he had suffered for a few hours."

EU: If Deal Fails We’ll Boycott Israel, But We’re Not One-Sided

The ambassador did not state what would happen if the talks fail over something else?

Modified Conversion Bill Goes To Cabinet Instead and Approved

After much political backroom dealing, a highly controversial conversion bill was enacted by Cabinet decision, instead of becoming law through Knesset vote.

Sabra, Shatila Response to Sharon’s Passing Not Unlike Gush Katif’s

No one in recent memory has elicited such harsh reactions from their political enemies as General Ariel Sharon.

‘From Uniform to Studies’ IDF Program Kicks Off

The IDF kicks off a new program to help thousands of veterans pay for higher education.

Women of the Wall Searching for Next ‘Struggle’

Police prepared for the monthly event, and from a law-and-order perspective it made perfect sense.

Survey Finds Israelis Have Few Delusions about Peace, IDF Brass

Among the Jewish respondents, only 4% strongly believe in peace between Israel and the Palestinians. 16.1% believe it moderately. 35.4% moderately do not believe it. 41.1% do not believe it at all.

Deri Backs Down on Shabbat Work Halt on New Rail Line

A court order overruling Deri's "stop work" decision allows Israel Railways to continue maintenance and construction work on Shabbat.

Women of the Kotel Rev Up the Provocation with a Sefer Torah

It's Revolutionary techniques 101: every time you reach a goal – start looking for the next one.

Women of the Wall Leadership Linked to Anti-Israel Groups

Women of the Wall Vice Chair Batya Kallus serves as an adviser to Sikkuy, a signatory to the Haifa Declaration calling for the abolishing of the State of Israel.

New Campaign: Tight Pants Are Sinful and Corrupting

We have grown accustomed to these letters being directed at Haredi women. Now, surprisingly, this letter is addressed specifically to the men.

Knesset Committee Convenes to Prepare for Lag B’Omer Mt. Meron Fire Festival

"We have established a special area for women to drink and rest. There are 12 diaper changing and nursing rooms with attendants on hand to help."

Streisand Spouts Off on Women ‘In Foreign Land of Israel’

Streisand loves Israel – she even visits the country once in a while. She gives lots of money. And she can’t resist a chance to preach about women’s rights in Israel but admits it is a "foreign land.”

“Ad Kan” Promises To Reveal More Disturbing Material on Israeli Left-Wing Groups

“We are not ready to reveal more details yet, but all the materials we have, will be published within the next several weeks,” said Weiss.

Thousands Mark Passing of Biblical Matriarch Rachel

The passing of Rachel is marked on the 11th day in the Hebrew month of Heshvan on the Jewish calendar.

Chief Military Rabbi: Religious Soldiers Do Not Have to Hear Female Singers at IDF...

On the heels of the Supreme Court's annulment of the Tal Law, and following weeks of harsh debates over the coerced participation of religious soldiers in IDF sponsored concerts with women singers, the IDF Chief Rabbi admitted Thursday that despite his liberal ruling on the matter, soldiers should be allowed to avoid entertainment they find religiously problematic.

Some Improvement in Rabbi Steinman’s Condition

Rabbi Steinman was apparently well enough Monday morning to pray the morning prayer at the crack of dawn in his hospital room.

Livni, Bennett Back Bill to Pretend Jews Need Only One Chief Rabbi

The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?

London Police Humiliate Haredi Passengers over Dispute Resolved Hours Earlier

For the record, the essential dispute was resolved at 2:55 PM, why did easyJet insist on police escort for the men in black hats three hours later, after landing in London at 5:55 PM?

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