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.
Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.
Yosef Kolko, 39, was sentenced late Thursday in Toms River, N.J. to close to 13 years, after the judge refused to let him take...
His number 2, who helped in locking up abused minors and women, gets 6 years. The leader must pay victims $30 thousand -- but they still support him.
Anti-Israel, NIF-funded public relations hack convicted of extortion and rape of 15 yr old Haredi girl.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Nobel Laureate Robert Aumann are among ten individuals who have been named 2013 Orthodox Jewish All Stars by...
Bill de Blasio may well be measuring the drapes of Gracie Mansion as a new poll shows him with a commanding 44 point lead.
Ever the crafty politician, Yishai's people said, Deri had no trouble utilizing his great mentor's passing to promote his own standing.
The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.
Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett wrote in his Facebook page that Rav Ovadia was one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our nation.
No one was really hurt, and that's what really counts. Eat your heart out, Pew Institute, down here we're all Orthodox Jews…
The Western Wall Rabbi told Haredi girls to – in effect – let the Women of the Wall pray as they wish. An analogy to “let sleeping dogs lie” would be taken the wrong way.
The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.
If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.
One rabbi has decreed that wearing an IDF uniform is tantamount to wearing a cross medallion.
Regarding the money his Chassidim are taking from the evil government, the Rebbe said it was their money.
Hundreds of thousands of Jews in Israel and throughout the Diaspora are praying for the health of “Rav Ovadia,” one of Israel’s most influential rabbis and one of today’s greatest Torah sages. A name has been added.