The legislative initiative was defined by Abbas as a provocation which is likely to 'make the region plunge into an abyss.'
At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.
Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.
'Hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens in the Galilee, Negev, Jerusalem and other locations in central Israel suffer routinely and daily from the noise caused by the PA systems of houses of worship.'
A Turkish riot police officer was responsible for the death of Russia's envoy to Ankara but it's not clear who he was working for.
Three worshipers were shot while praying at the Zurich Islamic Center mosque. Their attacker managed to escape.
The opening bid is $2,000. They expect to raise between five and eight thousand.
Rabbis in Englewood, New Jersey are calling on fellow Jews to recite psalms and pray for the innocent in Aleppo, Syria.
A pro-Trump protester yelled at Sharon Kleinbaum, clergywoman of LGBT Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, 'You would have been on the side of Antiochus rather than Judah the Maccabee.'
PM Netanyahu and his wife visited the Great Synagogue in the capital city of Kazakhstan, Astana, "in an Islamic country that honors coexistence."
PM Netanyahu revealed in a speech in Baku that Israel jointly funds Jewish education with the president of Azerbaijan, and his predecessor.
Neither side of the family knew anyone from the other side had survived the Holocaust!
British PM Theresa May expressed unmitigated support for the Jewish State in her address at a CFI luncheon.
An intelligence tip led to the capture of a 22-year-old terror suspect planning a deadly stabbing attack.
Israel's prime minister underscored the region must unite to fight terrorism together.
'We will never abandon you,' Shaked promised. 'We are with you during the tough times.'
There are 250,000 Jews in Germany, but few Germans know a Jew personally, according to Rent-a Jew.
Dozens of Egyptian Coptic Christians killed and injured in a bombing at the main cathedral in Cairo.
According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.
One of the most beloved rabbis worldwide is recovering at a Jerusalem hospital after a catherization for a cranial blood clot.
Amsterdam police and the counterterror unit uncovered a jihadist plot to attack a synagogue and arrested the wannabe terrorists.
In the Karlin-Stoliner Rebbe's opinion, a draconian, sweeping prohibition on electronic communications creates a situation where many break the law in secret and are exposed to dangerous content.
Unlike traditional Orthodox academies, Rabbi Goldstein's Diaspora Yeshiva appealed to students who identified with the nonconformist beatnik and hippie subcultures, adopting a neo-Chasidic approach.
Thousands of Israeli Ethiopians marked the Day of Sigd in Jerusalem this week. It's an echo of the First Temple era.
Three more Israeli Arabs are going to prison for trying to create an ISIS-linked cell in Israel and plotting terror attacks.