Over half of Sikh children in the US said they were bullied in school, and over two-thirds, or 67% report being bullied if they were wearing a turban.
Dr. Eldad Pardo: Israel could be left with “no choice” but to recapture parts of Lebanon, should hostilities with Hezbollah reignite.
The decision was made following a “situational assessment,” the IDF said.
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.
Chief Rabbi Lau responded on Tuesday that the best way to battle anti-Semitism is to immigrate to Israel, but that all Jews in Germany and throughout the Diaspora must continue to wear the kippah and other Jewish symbols.
The extraordinary gesture comes at the behest of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Channel 20 reports.
The story behind the "Holy Fire" is a particularly interesting mix of the story of Hanukkah (oil running out) and the story of Elijah's confrontation with the Ba'al prophets (kings I 18:33-38).
"I have really bonded with the other members of the battalion, and they’re my family now.”
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.
The missionary campaign is ongoing and is expected to continue through the end of the coming week.
Both private church compounds and open areas will be swept and cleaned, a process that should take about a year to complete.
The government issued the new ban as part of its fight against noise pollution in Kigali.
The soldiers were found to be suitable for the course and have been approached by their commanders to become tank commanders, but gave up the opportunity for fear of degrading their religious standards.
Tzohar founder Rabbi Feuerstein believes that rather than being a player in the kashrut market, the chief rabbinate should set the standards and regulate the industry, allowing in as many qualified groups as wish to participate.
The bill explains that there are thousands of families in Jerusalem who stand to lose their homes (and the borrowing power they represent) without government intervention.
IDF soldiers from the Ephraim Brigade under the command of Major Dado Ha'Cohen secured the service. Joshua Bin Nun came from the tribe of Ephraim.
The celebrants were accompanied by rabbis from their respective Jewish communities and a native speaker of their language was attached to each group.
The Feldmans’ arrival in the northern island country will herald a new era for Iceland’s tiny Jewish community, entering a number of firsts in Iceland’s sparse Jewish history.
Work is currently being carried out by the Israel Antiquities Authority, which has been contracted to establish the foundation for the new plaza.
They both can't stand the fact that Israel still insists Jerusalem is its capital, and now a US president is backing them up.
King Abdullah was responding to repeated references by President Trump describing Islam and the United States as being at odds with each other. Trump said on the campaign trail that Muslims hate the US.
No one should be coerced into any particular faith, the plaintiffs' attorney argued, suggesting the muezzin call is asserting an Islamic exclusive representation at the expense of other religions.
"Let the state will indemnify us and return the money earmarked for the development of the city, or we will collect it as required by law."
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.