The pre-Yom Kippur practice of using a live chicken for the "kapparot" ritual was banned in three Israeli cities this year.
The new Israel Police chaplain heads a yeshiva devoted to finding halachic ways for observant Jews to serve with the force.
Jews again hear the little bells on the hem of the High Priest's garment as he enters the Holy Temple of Jerusalem...
"My son loved everyone, he was a joyful boy," the bereaved mother of an Israeli Air Force pilot told President Reuven Rivlin.
Tzohar 'Praying Together' attendees all receive the same prayer book to make it easier to follow along.
Much of his work consisted of de-constructing the prevailing approach viewing Rabbinic Judaism as a single religious movement within which the various Rabbinic texts were produced.
IAF Major Ohad Cohen Nov will be laid to rest in the Moshav Mazor Cemetery.
The guidelines are intended to prevent the spread of disease, as well as minimize animal suffering.
The first three Israeli babies born in 5777 entered the world at Ma'aynei HaYeshua Medical Center in Bnei Brak.
One of the three scientists who won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics is Jewish.
A mentally ill man tried to attack Rabbi Shteinman in Bnei Brak after the Rosh Hashana holiday was over. Police arrested him.
On the eve of the Jewish new year, a man shoots and critically wounds a security guard at a famed Moscow synagogue.
"Shimon's story is ... the story of a people who, over so many centuries in the wilderness, never gave up on that basic human longing to return home."
The new group encourages its constituencies "to pursue guidance from its own rabbinic authorities and to continue the spirit of mutual respect and dignity that Jewish practice demands and engenders."
The Peres funeral is closed to the public due to the attendance of PA leader Mahmoud Abbas.
European lawmakers gathered to discuss anti-Semitism and the future of Jews in Europe.
The Israel Police won't allow Jews to enter the Temple Mount on the eve of Rosh Hashana due to a conflict with a minor Islamic holiday.
AIPAC mourns former Israeli president Shimon Peres, 'indefatigable advocate for justice and human progress.'
Yad Vashem closes in deference to arrangements at Mount Herzl for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
The European Union is using the death of former President Shimon Peres to pressure Israel to accept preconditions for PA Arab talks.
Pres. Reuven Rivlin told Ukraine lawmakers that no interest will ever supersede the importance of recognizing anti-Semitism for what it is.
Israeli President Rivlin told Ukraine's lawmakers in a special session that his thoughts are "with my friend, Shimon Peres."
JDC and IFCJ are helping Eastern Europe's Jews for the next four years.
NY Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."
The Wine Spectator praised Israel's growing wine industry in its October 2016 cover story.