A federal court began hearing arguments on Tuesday by orthodox Jews appealing a New York City rule that requires parents to agree to the...
Despite repeated promises by virtually every Israeli government in the last decade or two, E1 remains largely vacant.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu presented Pope Francis Monday with a copy of the book “The Origins of the Inquisition in Fifteenth Century Spain,” a...
The issue of women becoming involved in synagogue services to the point of holding a Torah scroll is as loaded in the Diaspora than it is in Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Rome’s main synagogue Sunday night and lit Hanukkah candles with his Italian counterpart Enrico Letta before he arrived...
Israeli police prevent Jews from entering the site of the very Temple the Maccabees purified and re-opened more than 2,000 years ago.
To read Weiler, which I recommend, is to realize he actually believes it's Iran that's been duped here.
He urged the mayor’s office to cancel a public candle-lighting event on Mollard Square scheduled for Dec. 3.
The Puritans in the American colonies were God-fearing settlers who published the Bay Book of Psalms, whose remaining copies are worth millions even though the Puritans were not so religious on typos.
Israel’s Supreme Court soon may have to decide if it wants to set off fireworks and take on a case that involves the authority of a rabbinical court to order a circumcision.
Hanukkah seems to be politically correct this year. So is the African American holiday Kwanzaa, both of which were honored with new US postage stamps. The Christians struck out this year – and are angry.
There is nothing worse for Jews than a good looking and do-good non-Jewish woman doctor who sees the world through her stethoscope and thinks Jews are ignorant of health because they circumcise babies.
She became a rabbinic associate in 2008 at the temple, then agreed to enroll in a distance learning-program, but didn't.
Some law enforcement officials fear labeling "Knockout" a hate crime as it may inspire more copycat attacks, while several public officials have pushed for wider discussion of the trend and increased penalties.
The student-run Harvard Ichthus Christian blog website apologized for an anonymous post by a Jewish convert to Christianity who wrote that Jews deserve to...
The Land of Milk and Honey also is the Land of Wine, not only today with wines that have won world prizes but also 3,700 years ago, according to a new discovery by a US-led archaeological team.
Montreal's Jewish General Hospital is squarely opposed to a new "Secularism Charter" introduced into the Quebec legislature this month.
An email from an athletic trainer at the U.S. Air Force Academy pledging to “talk about Jesus Christ” at work does not reflect Air...
There is no such thing as a homosexual person, man or woman, in halacha. There are only homosexual acts.
A Canadian rabbi has created a new kind of Kosher certification named “Kosher Check” that not only makes sure foods are kosher under Jewish...