A unique and prestigious residential project in now being built in Mekor Haim Street in Jerusalem.
Posted on: October 4th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
No one was really hurt, and that's what really counts. Eat your heart out, Pew Institute, down here we're all Orthodox Jews…
Posted on: October 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: October 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: September 30th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.
Posted on: September 29th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
One rabbi has decreed that wearing an IDF uniform is tantamount to wearing a cross medallion.
Posted on: September 28th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Regarding the money his Chassidim are taking from the evil government, the Rebbe said it was their money.
Posted on: September 24th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: September 15th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets, is common in the Diaspora and also in many urban and more affluent communities in Israel, but it takes a lot to top an unidentified Moscow millionaire, or perhaps billionaire, who […]
Posted on: September 11th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Baltimore native Rabbi Avraham Leventhal, who moved to Beit Shemesh eight years ago after making aliyah, has tossed his hat in the political ring and is running for a seat on the city council. Elections will take place October 22. Another former American, Rabbi Dov Lipman, also was active in politics after making aliyah. He […]
Posted on: September 10th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
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.
Posted on: September 9th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: September 8th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Moshe Leon didn't really know he was going to run for mayor of Jerusalem until the last minute.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The interview is an open announcement of an idea that has been in discussion within Jewish Home for some time now.
Posted on: September 3rd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
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.
Posted on: September 2nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, former Chief Sephardic Rabbi and the spiritual leader of the Shas Sephardi party, is in the Intensive Care Unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital, where he is being treated for an infection. He is conscious but is breathing with the help of a respirator. “Rav Ovadia,” as he is popularly known, had […]
Posted on: September 1st, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Can it be a four-star hotel if you can smell the sewer system from your room?
Posted on: August 28th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
"The accusation that I said I’m going to target the Jewish community is an outright lie."
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
"Today this affects Women of the Wall but tomorrow it will affect every Israeli and Jew around the world…."
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
His son, the recently elected Chief Rabbi Yizhak Yosef, took his place teaching the class last night.
Posted on: August 22nd, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Because of the wide public discussion of the need to stop needless pain to animals, wearing a shtreimel today is a desecration of God's name.
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