The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.
The “snow siege" of Jerusalem is a God’s direct response to the recent jailing of yeshiva students who refused to accept draft orders to...
"Failed" and "Survivors" have been vending shmootz to their readers, both Jewish and gentile.
When Haredim engage in violence, it's always, without exception, unequivocally, for a reason.
What were a dozen Hasidim doing out on the street at 4:30 AM, and how could they tell the victim was gay?
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...
Jerusalem District Court to discuss appeals of election results today.
We don’t pretend to know how and why God works, but it can be speculated that the financial disaster of Israel’s giant IDB was the way for a Chabad Jew to enter Israel’s secular Big Business elite.
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
"The findings of the police investigation indicate serious criminal activity."
The group left Quebec for Ontario last week. They all left at once, in the middle of the night, in rented buses.
“He is innocent until proven guilty” is one expression. “Where there is smoke, there is fire,” is another. Rabbi Metzger has been arrested for pocketing money for charities. That is not holy smoke.
The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?
Rav Ovadia's son, himself never qualified to be a rabbinical judge, has proposed to get rid of Rabbi David Stav, one of the few learned men in Israel who are qualified.
It was the culmination of four days of learning, togetherness and inspiration that the Lubavitcher Rebbe first encouraged his shluchim to convene back in 1983.
In a sense, it's not so much that the country is moving to the left, it's that the Republicans have moved away from the country.
Mindy Pollak, a 24-year-old aesthetician, became the first Chassidic woman to hold public office in Montreal. Pollak, a member of the Vishnitzer sect, defeated four candidates...
In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...
Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.
No WOW, no violence – did Moshiach arrive while I was in shul?
A gag order has been imposed on reporting details of the investigation, which means police are making progress.
Haredi MK Gafni has long embraced the tactic of resisting unfavorable registration by throwing a tantrum.
A seemingly minor law on where couples can register for marriage permits passed the Knesset and opens a new era in which Israelis will not be at the mercy of Haredi rabbis’ demands.
"She could not recall her children's names. We called the police and they took her for questioning. It turned out this was her second vote."
Following accusations of election fraud in the city just outside Jerusalem, both sides agree they'd be much better off without one another.