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.
Since 2013 there has been a trend of a rise in complaints against Israeli medical doctors who perform circumcisions.
"These works, carried out in public, severely harm both the Jewish character of the state and the feelings of millions of religious and traditional residents in the State of Israel."
The Orthodox community in London has been troubled by a city plan to replace the old water meters with digital units which would cause the desecration of Shabbat whenever one turns on a simple faucet.
"As consumers, the strict adherence of everyone to a valid kashrut certificate will help this important move take place."
The High Court of Justice previously ruled that the minister may only take technical and economic considerations into account and he is forbidden from making halachic considerations.
"I am very excited to stand here in this sacred place to light the second Hanukkah candle in the holy city of Jerusalem, the capital of the State of Israel."
The Agudah lawsuit claims that the purpose of each of Jackson's ordinances in the case was "to target the Orthodox Jewish community."
A manuscript project of this scope and quality represents the collective efforts of a consortium of craftsmen, artists, and scribes for a whole year.
Jewish law forbids a Cohen to marry a divorced woman or a convert.
MK Zahalka argued that goats are actually good for the environment, as they thin out the forests, making them easier to control in case of a fire.
The recorded judges expressed their fear of standing up openly to Rabbi Yosef, but even more so standing up to his close associate David Amar (Shas), who can make and break their careers.
The Sheva Brachot meal could not be held as planned on Shabbat morning because the existence of a bride and a groom was in doubt.
He had no problem calling a spade a spade, as he did in his 2008 article about Amalek as a concept, rather than an ethnic group.
Rare and unpublished works represent the collective memory and cultural history of Eastern European and Russian Jews.
Senator Cruz's resolution proposes that the Senate condemns any past, present, or future efforts at UNESCO to delegitimize Israel through attempts to rewrite and deny the history of Jerusalem.
A Spokesman for the Temple Organization Headquarters said there is no more appropriate time than the jubilee year for the liberation of the Temple Mount to renew the Temple service in its proper place, on the Temple Mount.
Rabbi Eliyahu pointed out the troubling facts which were the basis for his statement against "Hashgacha Pratit."