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Knesset Bill to Cut Number of Chief Rabbis by 50%

It's a step in the right direction. Now let's take the next, obvious step and eliminate it altogether.

Law College Demanding Chief Rabbi Let Women Take Ordination Exams

Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

Police Say Commander Was Bribed by ‘Businessmen’s Rabbi’

There's still a court gag order on the nature of the favors the crime fighter received from the mystic.

Yesh Atid Education Minister’s Ruling Challenging Lapid on Draft

Israeli politicians make total fools of themselves occasionally.

Sabra, Shatila Response to Sharon’s Passing Not Unlike Gush Katif’s

No one in recent memory has elicited such harsh reactions from their political enemies as General Ariel Sharon.

CBC News Attacking FM Baird on Appointing Jewish Envoy to Israel

Did you know Bercovici was Jewish? I was sure she was Italian…

Sharansky Supporting Rabbi Avi Weiss vs. Rabbinate, RCA

At last a sane official in this bizarre tale of Haredim vs. Zionists.

Coalition Whip Legislation to Favor Israeli Christians over Muslims

"They're not really Arab, let's turn them into our allies."

Pope to Visit Israel in May

Pope Francis will visit Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority in May. The pontiff made the formal announcement of his long-anticipated trip from his Vatican...

Only Bennett Can Solve the Avi Weiss Conundrum – He Caused It

Rabbi Avi Weiss is learning the hard way about playing nice with others.

Israeli Government Pays Salaries of 4 Reform Rabbis

Israeli government money was transferred for the first time to the Reform Movement in Israel to pay the salaries of four community Reform rabbis. The...

Tel Aviv School Bans Students’ New Year’s Santa Claus Hats

Some Russian-descent students just don’t understand that Israel is a Jewish state, Mahmoud Abbas notwithstanding.

Researchers Find Ancient Fabrics in Colors Noted in Jewish Sources

Researchers have revealed three rare 2,000-year-old fabrics that were dyed with an extract and in prestigious colors mentioned in Jewish sources.

Islamists Threaten Russian Olympics as Terrorist Attacks Continue

Russian President Vladimir Putin is not known for being gentle with those who oppose him. Putin's current opponent, Islamist mass terrorist Doku Umarov, is similarly steadfast.

Government Panel Wants to Fund Abortions

The government will actively promote abortions by funding them for women between ages 20 and 33 if a proposal by a Health Ministry committee...

Peres: Israel Won’t Tolerates Attacks on Holy (Christian) Sites

President Shimon Peres delivered a Christian New Year’s message enthusiastically proclaiming that Israel “will continue to guarantee access to holy sites for all” in...

Saudi Religious Police Warns against Celebrating New Year’s Eve

Saudi Arabia Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice has warned people not celebrate New Year’s Eve has warned against...

Wiesenthal Center’s Top Ten Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2013

Arabs, Jews, Muslims, Europeans and Americans are well-represented.

Beit Shemesh Victorious!

Court says the democratic process had been undermined.

Bibi Frees Killers, Gives Construction, Cancels Construction, La Di Da

The ultimate goal of the prime minister's current policy melange, as always, is political survival.

Surge in Israeli Christians Serving in the IDF

The number of Christians enlisting in the IDF has doubled since the establishment of the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum slightly more than year ago. According...

Foreign Ministry Lectures Abbas on History of Jesus the Jew

Jesus was born a Jew more than 1,500 years before Islam appeared in the world, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor said Tuesday in...

Pope’s Prayers for Peace Omit Iran and Korea

Pope Francis’ first Christmas message was full of hope for peace in war-torn Syria and South Sudan, the “often and overlooked” war-torn Central African...

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