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Likely Compromise Found in Coalition Rift over Reform, Conservative Mikvahs

Last week, a Knesset committee debated a bill proposed by two ultra-Orthodox coalition partners determining that use of public mikvahs will be conducted strictly according to halakha.

Woman, Child Attacked in French Hill

A Jewish woman and child were attacked by an Arab male in Jerusalem on Shavuot.

In Spirit of Shavuot, Two Tons of Dairy Donated to Needy in Israel

“We are extraordinarily pleased with this generous donation of dairy in honor of Shavuot," said Shai Davaroff, vice president of logistics at Leket Israel.

Analysis: Can Ha’aretz Be More Racist than Donald Trump? You Betcha

It appears Ha'aretz is willing to see Israeli high court justices' lives be put in jeopardy just to advance the paper's political ends. So much for tolerance and liberalism.

Masbia To Reopen Facility In Boro Park with Crowdfunding Campaign

New facility to feed the needy to be open 7 days a week and will include traditional Sabbath and holiday meals.

How to Match Wine and Cheeses Like a Pro

Impress those around your Shavuos table with your knowledge of which wine to serve with which cheese.

Thousands of Auschwitz Victims’ Personal Items to Go on Display

More than 16 thousand personal items belonging to the victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau have now been delivered to the Auschwitz Memorial.

‘Woman in Gold’ Helen Mirren Testifies for Holocaust Art Restitution Bill

The legislation is sponsored by Republican senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.

Global Premiere of ‘Hating Israel’ in Jerusalem Cinematheque [video]

The documentary offers a news-driven, satirical approach to focus on the global impact of the BDS Movement.

8 Women Receive Orthodox Ordination in Largely Political Endeavor

"I very quickly abandoned the ambition to achieve only rabbinic expertise, and moved on to the more important initiative of promoting you as creative scholars, with integrity, sensitivity and courage."

Tomb of the Patriarch Closed to Jews on the Following Dates

Due to Ramadan, Jewish access to the Tob of the Patriarchs will be restricted.

Jewish Program Launches Opioid Overdose Prevention Project

NCFJE's Operation Survival program is again shaking up the Jewish world with a new opioid overdose prevention project.

Police Arrest Women of the Wall Director for Torah Scroll Violation and Catch 22

The WOW email accuses Rabbi Shmuel Rabinowitz, the state-appointed administrator of the Kotel, of creating a "Catch 22" for women

Haredi Party Spearheading Effort to Protect Israeli Religious Charities from US Tax Authorities

Using the US' enormous economic clout, FATCA bullies the world's financial institutions into reporting on their American clients to Uncle Sam.

As US Anthropologists Reject BDS Resolution, Israeli Economy Thriving Despite Boycotts

The business community rejects the fabricated accusations against Israel perpetrated by the BDS activists.

Rare Cache of Silver Coins From Hasmonean Period Found in Modi’in

More proof that Jews lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years, fighting the Romans with heart and soul.

Tiberias Hospital Brings Health Knowledge to ‘Lost Tribe’ Jews

When a group of about 7,000 of these Indian Jews arrived in Israel six years ago, local hospitals have taken upon themselves to usher them into the wonderful medical advantages of modern times.

High Court Sides with Rabbinate, Rejects AG Push for ‘Alternative’ Kosher Certificates

MK Bezalel Smotrich (Habayit Hayehudi) said it was "refreshing to see a conservative approach on the part of the Supreme Court."

MK Glick Gets 93,000 Signatures Supporting Jerusalem’s Unity

Each year, the printed collection of signatures, bound together in a book, is presented to a different MK.

Koren Shavuot Mahzor Reveals Surprise

"According to the written sources, biblical and post-biblical, there was intense debate as to when Shavuot is celebrated and why."

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