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Thousands Flock to Western Wall on Jerusalem Day

Israel Police are watching with extra vigilance as Israelis and tourists stream through Jerusalem's Old City to pray at the Western Wall on Jerusalem Day.

Jerusalem Day Special: Ancient City’s Latest Facts and Figures

The overall fertility rate (average number of children a Jerusalem woman is expected to bear in her lifetime) in Jerusalem is 3.91, far higher than the national average of 3.08.

Gay Activists Threaten Gay MK’s Life Ahead of Parade

Ohana received the information from senior members of the Knesset Guard.

Israel Gay Pride Police Arrest Nursery School Teacher to Protect Parade

It is obvious that police are terrified of a repeat of the Jerusalem parade murder, where they allowed near the parade a known violent attacker of gays.

Analysis: MK Yehuda Glick Just Keeps On Glicking

Glick should beware, though, of his newly acquired power, and avoid delivering to the unschooled messages they cannot truly comprehend.

Israel’s Sabbath-Observant Woman in the Ring

Israeli female thai boxer Nili Block heads for the 2017 IFMA World Championship in Poland to compete in muaythai boxing after fighting Russia this weekend.

New Defense Minister Facing Challenges Within and Without

On Friday morning, a Kulanu politician, Environment Minister Avi Gabbay, announced his resignation on account of the Lieberman appointment.

Tens of Thousands Rejoice in Lag B’Omer Celebration at Rashbi’s Tomb on Mt. Meron...

Thousands upon thousands of Jews celebrated Lag B'Omer at the Tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai with song and dance and heartfelt prayer.

Supreme Court Wants Interior Ministry to Explain Why Reform Converts Aren’t Recognized by the...

Now it appears that the Supreme Court is prepared to bring down the last vestige of halakhic Judaism regarding conversion

Netanyahu Reveals New Surprise: He’s Sephardic, Too

Prime Minister Netanyahu says a DNA test showed there are Sephardic roots in his family ancestry after historical research by his brother Ido, a writer.

Netanyahu Chastises MK Glick for Temple Mount Visit

When the PM shook hands with the newcomer at the end of the Knesset Likud faction's first meeting of the spring session, he blurted, "Yehuda, it's the last time you're doing this to me."

Newest MK Yehuda Glick: ‘The Reform Are Jews and the Chief Rabbis Should Meet...

Glick also said "there should be clear instructions as to how to conduct a wedding ceremony, and just as you don't have to have a rabbi at a circumcision, under the chupah you don't need a rabbi either."

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."

Meir Kahane’s Grandson May Be Released from Administrative Detention

So far, Meir Kahane's great grandson, Netzach Binyamin, who is two months old, has not been served with a Ya'alon administrative detention writ.

Dozens of Haredi Rabbis Call on Israel to Kill Every Terrorist ‘As Soon As...

The Haredi rabbis referred to "stupid" statements by senior officials in government and the military which, they said, dishonor the nation of Israel and the IDF soldiers.

Netanyahu Confronts Ya’alon Over Call to IDF Officers to ‘Speak their Minds’

Was the defense minister calling on his officer to rebel against the political class? Probably not, although he sounded dangerously close to saying just that.

Meet the New Secular Israeli: Believes in God, Keeps Shabbat

66% of Israelis believe in God. An additional 20% believe in a higher power, but prefer not to use the G word.

Daughter of Martyred Har Nof Rabbi Chaim Yechiel Rothman z’l Speaks About Loss

The daughter of a rabbi murdered by Arab terrorists at a Jerusalem synagogue shares her loss, love and pain.

Yom HaZikaron: Israel Remembers 23,477 Fallen & Victims of Terror

Israel observes its Memorial Day to honor fallen soldiers and citizens who died as victims of terror.

Survey: Rightwing Jews More Comfortable Speaking Out in Israel than Counterparts

Half the leftists feel ill at ease about expressing their views in Israel, while absolute majority of right-leaning Jews feel very or quite comfortable.

Woman Arrested over ‘No Entry for Jews and Dogs’ Sign at Temple Mount

It is a very serious matter that police do not permit Jews to protest the police own racist actions."

Analysis: Deputy Chief of Staff Compares IDF to Nazis, Then Says He Didn’t

Minister Bennet twitted that the deputy chief of staff made a mistake and he must correct it "One minute before the Holocaust deniers turn these erroneous words into a flag."

Israeli Students ‘Strike’ to Protest Driving Examiners’ Walkout

Students are on strike to protest a six-week walkout by driving examiners which has not allowed them to get their drivers' licenses.

National Religious Rabbi Appointed Supreme Rabbinical Court Judge While Court Facing Shutdown

All the missing positions on the Supreme Rabbinical Court must be filled by Thursday this week, or else the court would cease to operate.

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