6,000 commemorative medallions are being recalled.
Many Jewish women suffer as “agunahs,” unable to re-marry because their husbands refuse them divorces. Four Jews, two of them rabbis, allegedly took the law into their hands and beat husbands until they agreed.
Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.
Ever the crafty politician, Yishai's people said, Deri had no trouble utilizing his great mentor's passing to promote his own standing.
The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.
A new law Turkish law breaks a 90-year-old ban on Muslims wearing the veil at university or at government work offices and reflects the...
The 300-year-old manuscript that was found in a heap of garbage.
Israeli President Shimon Peres called on the Council of Europe to reconsider a resolution condemning male ritual circumcision. In a letter issued Sunday to Thorbjorn...
Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett wrote in his Facebook page that Rav Ovadia was one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our nation.
No matter how secular Israeli Jews may appear, the glow of Torah burns somewhere inside almost everyone. Peres was not pretending when he called Rav Ovadia his “teacher.” His tears were real.
The sound of heavy gunfire was reported, as well as army jets and F-16 fighters hovering in formations over several cities.
Egyptian authorities turned back more than 100 Palestinians on their way to Mecca as part of their Hajj pilgrimage, citing security reasons. Reports say that...
The prophecy in Joel, like most prophecies, is surreal, beautiful, and open to many interpretations.
No one was really hurt, and that's what really counts. Eat your heart out, Pew Institute, down here we're all Orthodox Jews…
Do you know how many thumbs down Ezra the Scribe received when he announced, back in the 500s BCE?
The Torah they got “is a piece of art. It is one of the most beautiful Torahs anyone's ever seen…”
Move over Kohn Kerry and let the moviemakers take over. It took five years of negotiations for an IMAX visual tour of Jerusalem, including the three major religions, to come to the screen.
The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.
A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomed the Vatican’s announcement of the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII, citing their groundbreaking work in...
If you wish to mention him in your prayers, his name is Harav Chaim Ovadia Yosef ben Gorgia.
16 year-old NCSY board member, Orly Ohayon, is in critical condition and her mother was killed when a car struck them on their way to shul erev Yom Kippur.
His explanation came in the form of a good bye letter saying it was "time to retire."
Some 300 people came specifically because of the floods.
Book burning by Christians is an old tradition.