To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.
Posted on: October 29th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: October 28th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
"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."
Posted on: October 25th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
Following accusations of election fraud in the city just outside Jerusalem, both sides agree they'd be much better off without one another.
Posted on: October 24th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Aliyah
Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.
Posted on: October 18th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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 back a guilty plea to aggravated sexual assault which he had made in May, the AP reports. Kolko’s victim, a 16-year-old boy who was 12 at the time the crime was […]
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
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.
Posted on: October 17th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Anti-Israel, NIF-funded public relations hack convicted of extortion and rape of 15 yr old Haredi girl.
Posted on: October 16th, 2013News & Views → Media → Arts and Entertainment
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 Jew in the City, the organization dedicated to re-branding Orthodox Jews and Judaism to the world through digital media. The awards will be presented on November 24 in New York City. […]
Posted on: October 13th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Bill de Blasio may well be measuring the drapes of Gracie Mansion as a new poll shows him with a commanding 44 point lead.
Posted on: October 9th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Ever the crafty politician, Yishai's people said, Deri had no trouble utilizing his great mentor's passing to promote his own standing.
Posted on: October 9th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.
Posted on: October 8th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Haredim
Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett wrote in his Facebook page that Rav Ovadia was one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our nation.
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 […]
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