The crude marriage rate was 6.2 for every 1,000 Israelis, which is among the highest in the OECD countries.
Four percent of Israeli Jews (almost two hundred and fifty thousand) say they visit the Western Wall on Tisha B'Av.
In case the Temple is rebuilt, consider this [Tisha B’Av] document null and void.
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Captain Rabbi Avrumi Levin: In case the Temple is rebuilt, consider this [Tisha B'Av] document null and void.
Attorney Ella Skat of the ITIM Institute asked, “Why not compel mohalim to carry malpractice insurance?”
The Rabbinical Council concluded its statement with a last-ditch effort to eliminate much of its decision, insisting that it "views the operation of the kashrut system by the religious councils as the correct alternative."
Reportedly, as many as four Jewish couples got married on the Temple Mount over the past 18 months, despite the Israel Police and the Jordanian Waqf rules.
Intact Denmark – Association Against Circumcision of Children, began its petition drive on January 1, calling for a ban on circumcising males under the age of consent, 18.
Venice Chief Rabbi Rabbi Bahbout disregarded the status quo and declared that he would convert people from all over Italy in his court, including those who had been rejected in the courts in Milan and Rome.
The petition against the IDF was filed last year by Stanislav Yurovsky, an IDF officer, through the Association for Civil Rights in Israel.
When same-sex couples approach the Interior Ministry with a request for one spouse to take on his/her spouse's name Cohen or Levy, "they encounter difficulties and even refusal."
The new tender is expected to omit the requirement for an ordination, and will require instead a bachelor's degree and a kashrut supervisor's certificate.
Users who tried to browse through the channel to watch the lessons encountered the message “Account deleted.”
Rami Levy Tikshoret will be the first cellphone company to take that step.
The Cairo Genizah International Project of the Haifa, Oxford, Princeton and Pennsylvania universities presents one of the ancient haggadahs discovered so far, opening a window to Medieval Passover customs.
"We very much value independent and critical thinking, but we also need some common sense and humility."
Blessed are you Hashem our God, King of the Universe, Who restores the widow's boundary line.
The OU has established parameters for a three-year period during which the umbrella body for American Orthodox congregations will work to bring its member synagogues who employ female clergy into compliance with OU standards, which stipulate that a woman cannot serve as a rabbi.
The rains of the last few weeks have improved the seasonal rainfall, and the rabbinate has changed its directive and ordered the chazan to no longer say the special prayer for rainfall.
It's going to be a packed Wednesday night for moon-loving earthlings of every persuasion, including the atheists among us – our silvery satellite will have something for everyone, for the first time since 1866.
There was a flood of tweets in response -- many posting their love for the actress, but an equal number filled with hate.
"Public transportation can be operated on Shabbat with non-Jewish drivers."
Naturally, a slew of politicians took a ride on Rabbis Eliyahu and Aviner's statements, eager to score points with their supporters.
The Forward says circumcision rates in Israel are dropping, with no data to support their claim, but two surveys prove the rates are actually rising.