The Forward says circumcision rates in Israel are dropping, with no data to support their claim, but two surveys prove the rates are actually rising.
About one week after his rejection of the Trump declaration, Rick Jacobs had a change of heart, perhaps because of the raging attack on him by his biggest ally in the war over the Kotel real estate, Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky.
Former Justice Minister Moshe Nissim, appointed by Netanyahu to formulate government policy on conversions, only began to work on his assignment in November.
In the long-term, Israel shouldn't over-invest in those communities, as it is impossible to stop their descent into assimilation.
"The response by the Progressive Jewish leaders to her remarks was natural and completely understandable, but blind to their own international interest."
The Indonesian museum’s manager stated: 'We don’t want to attract outrage.'
'This case is about the illegal, hostile takeover of a non-profit, academic association by leaders of an anti-Israel group.'
"It was heartwarming to see the Jewish sentiment waking up against the missionaries," the woman said.
Hotovely told reporters her main goal is to debunk the lies about Israel that have been fed to the youth of America.
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.