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Livni Pushes for Law Banning Segregation of Women

Israel's Justice Minister Tzipi Livni ordered her ministry on Thursday to draft legislation that would make the gender-based segregation of women illegal. "Discrimination against women...

Shin Bet Sting Nabs Israeli Arabs Joining Al Qaeda, ISIS

A Shin Bet sting nabs Arab Israelis after returning from Syria where they join Al Qaeda and ISIS-linked terror groups -- a whole group this month.

NGOs to Promote Social Change in Israel through ‘Forgotten Mitzvahs’

"Our joint goal is to have the Torah guide our agenda in all areas of life."

Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis the Next Chief Rabbi of the UK

Since 1996 Rabbi Mirvis has become synonymous with the ever-growing Finchley Synagogue, one of the biggest congregations in London.

Obama Lectures Europeans to Better Assimilate Their Muslims

Obama scolds Europe for not being more welcoming to its North African immigrants.

Huckabee Compares Abortion with Holocaust

Evangelist and former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, speaking at a “Celebrate Life” forum at a Iowa church Saturday, described abortion in the United States...

Will Kerry Search for His Roots in Israel?

John Kerry’s name today would have been John Kohn, or maybe Yonatan Kohn, if his great-grandfather had not converted to Catholicism, and assuming his parents would have survived the Holocaust.

CNN Coverage of Har Nof Massacre Sparks Call to Pull Press Privilege

CNN's distorted coverage of the Har Nof massacre prompts calls to pull its press privileges.

Haredi Sect Blames Zionists, Persecution, for Seized Children

The Canadian Lev Tahor cult of about 200 is headed by convicted felon Shlomo Helbrans, an Israeli returnee who left Israel with his followers in 1990.

Youth Who Burned Down Auxiliary Building of Kinneret Church Sentenced on Eve of Hanukkah

It is fitting, perhaps, that the fire connected with the arson of a church in Israel is belabored just ahead of the national Jewish celebration of the Maccabim rebellion against the Syrian occupiers and their Helenized Jewish collaborators.

Towering Crane Collapses on Mecca’s Grand Mosque

At least 107 people are dead and hundreds more are wounded after a crane collapsed Friday at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

Mount of Olives Trees Are World’s Oldest

Tests conducted on olive trees on Jerusalem's historic Mount of Olives are the oldest known trees in the world, according to a study released on Friday conducted by the National Research Council of Italy Trees and Timber Institute.

Jerusalem Youth Peace Summit Opens with Interfaith Prayer

75 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim youth from around the world gathered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Sunday for a unique summit, answering Pope Francis' call to create a culture of encounter for peace.

May 14 Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem to Include Mezuzah-Hanging Ceremony

The extraordinary gesture comes at the behest of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Channel 20 reports.

Arab Family Sues Israel to Remove Jewish Families in Hebron from Beit Machpela

The property was inherited by several family members, and there allegedly is a question about the authorization of the person who sold it.

Jerusalem Municipality to Collect $200 Million from Church Properties

"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."

Report: Jordan Frees Child-Killer Ahmad Al-Daqamseh

The Jordanian soldier who shot and killed 7 Israeli girls and wounded 6 others was freed from prison by Amman this week.

Suspected Accomplices of Copenhagen Killer Arrested

Two people suspected of assisting Copenhagen killer have been arrested.

Breslow Leader Confesses Rape, Plotted Murder of Disciple

Viewing this plotting session of a murder, one is reminded of similar scenes involving mobsters and Hamas terrorists, except the godfather is in a talit and the gangsters wear shtreimlach.

Kerry Sends Official U.S. Wishes for a Joyful Ramadan to all Muslims

On behalf of the U.S. State Department, John Kerry wished all Muslims a "happy and blessed Ramadan."

Newcomer Rabbinic Organization Launches Lower East Side Eruv Against Establishment View

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."

Marzel, after Shootout: ‘Coexistence’ in Jerusalem a Delusion

Baruch Marzel, a Boston-born Orthodox Jew, said in Jerusalem there never was and never will be peaceful coexistence with the Arabs.

MK Glick Pressured to ‘Leave Shiva’ In Order to Vote on Shabbat Bill

MK Glick's spokesperson confirmed the incident did indeed take place. The measure was closely debated, but generally votes are put off when a death has taken place.

Israeli Rabbi Suspected of Stealing Torah Scrolls

Police in Israel have reportedly arrested a rabbi suspected of stealing seven Torah scrolls from the synagogue of Moshav Brosh near Be’er Sheva.

Canadian B’nai Brith Delegation Humiliated on Temple Mount

“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”

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