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After Mayoral Loss, the Buzzards Are Flying over Lieberman’s Head

Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.

Kolko Gets 13 Years for Sex Abuse after Judge Refuses to Scrap Plea

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...

Jerusalem, Tiberias ‘Sex Cult’ Leader Gets 26 Years

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.

Arab Rapist and Pedophile Accused Israel of Sex Crimes

Anti-Israel, NIF-funded public relations hack convicted of extortion and rape of 15 yr old Haredi girl.

‘Jew in the City’ Announces Top 10 Orthodox Jewish All Stars

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...

Rav Ovadia Comment Earns Lhota the Haredi Wrath

Bill de Blasio may well be measuring the drapes of Gracie Mansion as a new poll shows him with a commanding 44 point lead.

Yishai’s Men Accuse Deri of Overtaking Shas ‘with Force and Cynicism’

Ever the crafty politician, Yishai's people said, Deri had no trouble utilizing his great mentor's passing to promote his own standing.

Rav Ovadia’s Son to Netanyahu: You Hurt Dad’s Feelings

The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.

Jewish Home Leaders Attacked at R. Ovadia’s Funeral

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett wrote in his Facebook page that Rav Ovadia was one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our nation.

200 WOW Drowned Out by 10,000 Seminary Girls

No one was really hurt, and that's what really counts. Eat your heart out, Pew Institute, down here we're all Orthodox Jews…

Kotel Rabbi Gives Up and Tells Haredi Girls: Ignore Women’s Minyan

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.

Women of the Wall Blame Gov’t for Their Damaged Torah Scroll

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.

Tens of Thousands Pray for Rav Ovadia at the Kotel

If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.

Verbal Attack on Charedi Soldier Signals Renewal of ‘Chardakim’ Campaign

One rabbi has decreed that wearing an IDF uniform is tantamount to wearing a cross medallion.

Belzer Rebbe: Israeli Govt. Made Up of Dogs

Regarding the money his Chassidim are taking from the evil government, the Rebbe said it was their money.

Rav Ovadia’s Condition ‘Life-Threatening’

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.

Did Your Shul Pocket $660,000 from Maftir Yona?

“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets,...

Native Baltimore Rabbi Runs for Beit Shemesh City Council

Baltimore native Rabbi Avraham Leventhal, who moved to Beit Shemesh eight years ago after making aliyah, has tossed his hat in the political ring...

Haredi MK to US Envoy: Rabbis Will Declare Religious War

It would probably be easier for the U.S. to make peace between the warring factions in Syria than between MK Porush and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid.

Violent Guards and Violent Haredi Extremists Duel in Beit Shemesh

Extremist Haredim were at again in Beit Shemesh, breaking into a construction site that they say contains old Jewish graves. The Haredim found the Arab guards even more violent.

War on Jerusalem Pits Secular Incumbent against Lieberman’s Candidate

Moshe Leon didn't really know he was going to run for mayor of Jerusalem until the last minute.

Jewish Home MK: It’s Time to Separate from Yair Lapid

The interview is an open announcement of an idea that has been in discussion within Jewish Home for some time now.

Jordan Calls ‘Women of the Wall’ Prayer Site an ‘Attack on Islam’

The Women of the Wall was so focused on Haredim that the girls forgot to ask Jordan for permission to pray in their own minyan. Now maybe the WoW will wake up to reality and pray on the Temple Mount.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Hospitalized Again

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Chief Sephardic Rabbi and the spiritual leader of the Shas Sephardi party, is in the Intensive Care Unit of Hadassah...

Family Sues after Haredim Call them ‘Shiksas’

Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?

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