First empirical evidence to explain how faculty promotion of an academic boycott of Israel is unlike other advocacy on campus, poses threat to Jewish students.
The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."
What's probably most stunning about the clergy's letter is that they demand that the Prime Minister defy the will of his elected coalition partners and impose rules to benefit some US tourists – and all of it in the name of democracy. One wonders if they understand the meaning of Democracy.
At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy
This was the first time the Rabbinical Court in Israel was required to deal with the halakhic status—for the purpose of being eligible for a rabbinical marriage—of Jews who believe in Jesus.
The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.
Aryeh Deri was convicted of taking $155,000 in bribes while serving as Interior Minister, and was given a three-year jail sentence in 2000.
One of the most blatant forms of racism is to refer to an individual from a particular ethnic group as the representative of his or her entire race.
Our President should be able to empathize with with our pain at watching blonde Aryans in Nazi jackboots hollering "Blut und Boden" (Blood and Soil) in the streets of our cities.
Myers wrote: 'There was no holocaust, (or Holocaust, as my computer software insists) and six million Jews were not murdered by the Third Reich.'
'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'
MK Eichler to JewishPress.com: The genealogical list will only be there for those who want to know whom they are marrying and who is Jewish according to Jewish law. Let them check the list. It is a FREE COUNTRY (sic) with free information and free choice.
'What can the Diaspora give us?' Rabbi Riskin asked, and answered: 'First and foremost, the idea of pluralism, that these, and these, too, are the words of the living God.'
Also, as we have mentioned, taking his money out of his ten-day Israel Bond would have cost him plenty. Ike may be angry but he's not a fool.
It's difficult to predict whether offended US Jews who discovered there's a limit to their political influence in their second-choice country will be able to keep up the turf war much longer.
Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.
Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."
'By working to delegitimize the State of Israel, BDS not only intends to destroy the Jewish homeland, but it also violates Title VI of the US Civil Rights Act as it pertains to Jewish students and protecting their Constitutional rights on campus.'
Taglit-Birthright is a free 10-day educational trip offered to Jewish young men and women ages 18 to 26.
Showdown: Netanyahu Boycotts Reform, Conservative, Sharansky, in Monday Night Meeting on Kotel Prayer
Senior Jewish Agency officials are saying Sharansky is livid over the government's decision to cancel the Kotel plan.
Israel's Cabinet Secretary call on those exploiting the government's Western Wall decision to be precise with the facts.
Why do you think you became the board of governors of the Jewish Agency? To make the Jewish State in your image? No, people, your job is to either to lead by example and settle in Israel, or to help other Jews live in Israel. It is not to preach to Israel.
All of their contributions do not give the board of governors of this very important agency the right to throw a tantrum.