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Adina Bar Shalom with her father, Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef zt’l’s Daughter Invited to Join Yesh Atid

Adina Bar Shalom's father was the Spiritual Leader of the Sephardic religious Shas Party.
Haredi soldiers praying in the fields. Some are less welcome in their own shuls.

Harassed Hareidi IDF Officer Wins NIS 500,000 Compensation in Court

Three extremists campaigning against the Conscription Law publicized his name and private family information.

Tens of Thousands of Jews Flood Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Chayei...

The families of the community opened their homes to the tens of thousands of guests.

Netanyahu on Bikur Cholim Visit to Rabbi Grossman in Migdal Ha’Emek

Rabbi Grossman, world-renowned for founding and leading Migdal Ohr educational institutions, is constantly on the go.

Ukraine Objecting to Moving Bones of Nachman of Breslov to Israel

The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.

Haredi Parties Demand New Military Draft Law Praise Torah Study, Likud Agrees

Last summer, the High Court of Justice revoked an earlier version of the draft law which granted yeshiva students an exemption from military service through 2023.

Thousands Mark Passing of Biblical Matriarch Rachel

The passing of Rachel is marked on the 11th day in the Hebrew month of Heshvan on the Jewish calendar.

Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman in ICU at Bnei Brak Hospital

The public is asked to pray for the health of Rav Aharon Yehuda Leib ben Gitel Feige, b'toch sha'ar cholei Yisrael.

Haredi Hospital Sued for Refusing Fertility Treatments to Unmarried Woman

This is the first time an Israeli court has approved a class action against a hospital.

Daily Mail Columnist Warns Britain’s Jews Facing Exodus to Israel

"If history has taught us Jews anything, it's knowing when it's time to pack."

US Ambassador Discovers in Sderot Yeshiva, City, Defying Terror with Growth

"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."

Rav Ovadia Yosef’s Mythical Chair Auctioned, Asking Price $57,000

"It has gone through chuppas, bris millahs, public conferences and various other events, during which people who needed medicine, spouses, blessings and salvation sat on it."

Deri, Bennett Lead Drive for Approval of Construction of Hezkiyahu Quarter in Hebron

The plan includes 31 housing units, as well as offices for social services, kindergarten and nursery facilities, and more.

Afirmative Action: New Habayit Hayehudi Bill Gives Reservists Preference in Civil Service Hiring

'A person who serves the state and sacrifices his comfort for her sake must be awarded a significant advantage.'

Shteiging Beats Gelt in Beit Shemesh Yom Kippur Aliyah Bidding War

Our rough estimate suggests the study bid came to $21.42 per page, and we believe that at these rates we could persuade millions of Jews to study the Talmud.

ADL Offers Reward for Info on Anti-Semitic Attack in Crown Heights

"This manifestation of anti-Semitism, which we wholeheartedly condemn, is as upsetting as it is clear, unambiguous hate..."

Bnei Brak Threatens Court Action to Block Light Rail Work on Yom Kippur &...

At issue is the agreement with the city of Bnei Brak that prohibits digging and other work on the Light Rail tracks during the Sabbath and on Yom Kippur.

Body of Rabbi Found in Mexico City Rubble An Hour After Start of Rosh...

Tragically, the body of Rabbi Chaim Ashkenazi, z’l, the son-in-law of the Chief Rabbi of Mexico, Rabbi Shlomo Tawil, was pulled from the rubble.

Tens of Thousands Flock to Uman for Annual Breslov Pilgrimage to Celebrate Rosh Hashana

This year an estimated 37,000 Jews from Israel and around the world have boarded planes to head to the site so far.

Trump to Dis Non-Orthodox Rabbis in New Year’s Phone Call

In late August, four coalitions of Jewish clergy issued statements they planned to boycott the president's call, in response to Trump’s weak response to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist riots in Charlottesville, Va.

Shas MK Resigns under Rabbinic Pressure over Attending Nephew’s Same-Sex Wedding

Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...

High Court Rules Israel’s ‘Conscription Law’ is Unconstitutional

"It is no longer enough to make do with non-binding and non-enforceable arrangements whose outcome is unknown.”

Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Meet With DA on Opioid Epidemic

The discussion focused on the opioid epidemic and the DA’s initiative to combat youth substance abuse.

Chief Rabbi: Sephardim Will Desecrate Shabbat for Soccer

"Woe," he said. "What if there were soccer on Shabbat? There will be soccer everywhere. People will come in their cars."

Watch: Haredi-Religious IDF Soldiers Make Siyum at Western Wall (Kotel)

“It’s important to know how to integrate the safety of the Jewish nation and her spirituality."

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