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McDonald’s Boycotts Ariel

18 Tammuz 5773 – June 26, 2013
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.”

Court Ruling against Business on Shabbat Arouses More Complaints

Small shop owners in cities outside of Tel Aviv may follow the example of Tel Aviv and campaign for their cities to uphold any...

Court Orders Tel Aviv to Enforce Law Banning Business on Shabbat

18 Tammuz 5773 – June 25, 2013
The Supreme Court has ordered Tel Aviv to enforce the law that prohibits stores from operating on the Sabbath. It overruled a February ruling...

AG: Following Scandal, Rabbi Amar Is Sole Chief Rabbi

Shas officials are concerned now that the good rabbi would outmaneuver their good rabbi in picking the next chief rabbi.

Cabinet Okays Extending Daylight Savings Time

16 Tammuz 5773 – June 23, 2013
The Cabinet on Sunday approved a measure to extend Daylight Savings Time until the end of October. It also approved exporting 40 percent of...

Ex-Mossad Chief Backs Move to ID Soviet Jews

Ephraim HaLevy, former chief of the Mossad, has committed himself to a program which will help certify the Jewish identities of thousands of immigrants,...

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

10 Tammuz 5773 – June 18, 2013
It's Revolutionary techniques 101: every time you reach a goal – start looking for the next one.

Bennett: Police Got ‘Wide Powers’ to Catch ‘Price Tag’ Activists

"There is a small group of evil conspirators who want to generate a chain of hatred and violence between Arabs and Jews in our country."

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.”

Bennett: ‘The Idea of Establishing a Palestinian State Reached a Dead End’

9 Tammuz 5773 – June 17, 2013
The only real solution is "to build, to build, to build" in Judea and Samaria.

Rabbi David Stav: I’m Torn Up by the Divisive Atmosphere

"I was thinking of the path of the Torah and the mission of returning to the Chief Rabbinate the path of Rav Abraham Isaac Kook zt'l."

Rav Ovadia Calls Tzohar Rav Stav ‘Evil’; Tzohar Replies: Repent

8 Tammuz 5773 – June 16, 2013
The campaign for Chief Rabbi has sunk to the depths even politicians have not reached. Rav Ovadia calls Rav Stav of Tzohar “evil” and Tzohar calls on the Torah sage to “repent.” Next up: Tisha B’Av.

Rav Ovadia Attacks Tzohar Rabbi David Stav

The campaign for Chief Rabbi in Israel got uglier Saturday night with Shas party’s spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef saying in his weekly address...

Shocking: Zero East Jerusalem Housing Starts in 2013, Only 43 in 2012

8 Tammuz 5773 – June 15, 2013
Prime Minister Netanyahu is functioning as an agent of U.S. foreign policy and Palestinian expansion.

Tel Aviv Group Threatens Australian BDS Professors with Legal Action

6 Tammuz 5773 – June 13, 2013
The Racial Discrimination Act of 1975 made BDS actions unlawful.

Rabbis and Secular Jews in Petition War over Jerusalem Area Mall

5 Tammuz 5773 – June 12, 2013
Ten rabbis have signed a petition to boycott a mall in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot because of “issues of modesty” while secular residents...

Bank Governor: Israel’s Biggest Problem – Too Many Haredim

It was difficult to tell whether Fischer considers Haredi poverty the central problem, or just Haredi majority.

Reform Movement New Meddling in Israeli Policy: the Bedouin

4 Tammuz 5773 – June 11, 2013
“Any plan to resettle members of the Bedouin community must be developed with leaders of that community rather than be forced upon them.”

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....

Thousands of Haredim Protest IDF Draft in Lower Manhattan

2 Tammuz 5773 – June 10, 2013
To passersby on Sunday, the crowd had a simple message, one that rings sympathetically to American ears.

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