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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."

Netanyahu Promoting IDF Draft Bill, Unafraid of Haredim, Elections

Netanyahu told the three Haredi coalition leaders at the meeting, who insist they oppose the draft law in its present form: "I do not want new elections, but I'm not afraid of elections, and if there are elections, I'll do fine."

Haredim Blocks Roads in Protest of Draft

Anti-draft Haredim blocked roads in Jerusalem, Modi'in and Ashdod.

Hundreds March in Jerusalem to Support Haredi Soldiers

In order to avoid riots and accusations of provocation, the marchers decided not to enter the ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods.

Hareidim Beat Out Hare Krishna in Measles Outbreak

Of the 175 cases of measles in the U.S in 2013, a mere 23 were connected to Hare Krishnas in North Carolina. The 175...

Haredi Tycoons Raising $100 Million to Replace Lapid’s Budget Cuts

Lapid is beginning to smell like a rose thanks to Haredi tycoons. He is taking yeshivas off the government dole and balancing the budget. How will yeshivas survive? The tycoons have an answer - money.

Hundreds in Ukraine Draw Strength from Ba’al HaTanya’s Grave [video]

Jews in Ukraine seek strength at the graveside of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of Chabad.

Update: Rebetzin Esther Segal, z’l

Rebetzin Esther Segal, z'l, widow of Rabbi Zev Segal, passed away this weekend.

Son of R. Ovadia Yosef, zt’l, Faces Probe in Holon

The son of late Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, Rabbi Avraham Yosef, is under investigation.

Fraud Charges Pending against Conversion Reversing Rabbi

Rabbi Avraham Sherman could be charged with fraud, breach of trust, obstruction of justice, and abuse of office.

Haredi Rabbi Threatens Suicide Squads over Draft

Rabbi David Zicherman, one of the leaders of the Jerusalem Haredim, called the draft Jewish annihilation decrees of 5774.

Diapora Yeshiva T’shuva Movement Pioneer Rabbi Mordechai Goldstein Dead at 82

Unlike traditional Orthodox academies, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva appealed to students who identified with the nonconformist beatnik and hippie subcultures, adopting a neo-Chasidic approach.

Lapid Freezes Funding for Draft-Delayed Haredim

The Supreme Court ruling came after several appeals from so called good government groups.

French Rabbi’s Baby Burned After her Stroller Was Sabotaged

French police are investigating the possibility of an anti-Semitic attack, or a quarrel with a neighbor.

Update: Search Upgraded in Uman for Missing Israeli Husband, Father

An Israeli man has gone missing while visiting the grave site of Rabbi Nachman in Uman during Rosh Hashana.

If Aryeh Deri Keeps His Word, Herzog Cannot Be Prime Minister

The Shas chairman, the smartest politician in town, knows a coalition in the hand is better than one in the bush.

Lapid to Save Netanyahu as Labor Plans No Confidence Vote over Haredi Draft

Chairman of the Zionist Union Knesset faction Yoel Hasson made it clear that his party would turn the vote on the draft law into a vote of no-confidence against the Netanyahu government.
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30 Injured in Stamford Hill Lag B’Omer Bonfire Explosion

As Samsung learned the hard way with its infamous Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, the lithium-ion battery inside the spiritually corrupting smartphone can cause a physically corrupting explosion.

Haredi Rabbi Calls on Youth to Shun IDF Costumes on Purim

Will the Haredi rabbi who prefers U.S. army uniforms to those of IDF on Purim tell U.S. Haredim to fight for Uncle Sam?

Rabbis and Secular Jews in Petition War over Jerusalem Area Mall

Ten rabbis have signed a petition to boycott a mall in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramot because of “issues of modesty” while secular residents...

On the Eve of Passover, Words of Torah Heard in the White House ....

Jason D. Greenblatt thanked the group for their visit. “It was a pleasure to host all of you," he wrote.

Brooklyn Hasid Indicted for Throwing Bleach in Rabbi’s Face

A Brooklyn fishmonger was indicted for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.

Court Approves Haredi-Led Consortium to Take Over IDB Conglomerate

A Tel Aviv court Tuesday has rejected arguments from embattled billionaire Nochi Dankner and has given its stamp of approval to allow a consortium,...

Israeli Jews Split Down the Middle between Left and Right

The election polls reflect the demographics of Israel, united by faith and divided by ideology and tradition.

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