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Haredi Leader: Wearing a Shtreimel Is Chilul Hashem

Because of the wide public discussion of the need to stop needless pain to animals, wearing a shtreimel today is a desecration of God's name.

Maryland Jews Battle $1 Million ‘Jewish Christian’ Crusade

The Jews’ worst enemies are Jews. Tom Cantor says he was born into a Jewish family. He is trying to convince Maryland Jews they can be Jews and Christians. Even worse, he says “I love my people.”

Lapid Tells Haredim ‘Go Work’ as Child Subsidy Cuts Go into Effect

Israel's social security administration objected to these cuts, arguing that they expect them to send some 35 thousand new children below the poverty line.

The Ultimate Revenge for Holocaust Survivor: New Torah Scroll

Holocaust survivors have at least two ways to take revenge against the Nazis. One is to overcome the past and bring a new family into the world. The other is to donate a Torah. Marge Fettmen did both.

Religious Right and ACLU Protest Judge’s No Messiah Ruling

The name would impose an "undue burden on him that as a human being he cannot fulfill," the judge wrote.

Radical, Democratic Changes to Egypt’s Constitution, MBs Out

Muslim Brothers are out for good, but Sharia law stays.

New Sephardi Chief Rabbi Says ‘Learn Torah or Enlist in IDF’

Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, newly elected Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Israel, said in a recent Torah lesson that he often threatened students in his yeshiva...

2700 Year-Old Inscription in City of David Excavations

This fascinating find will be presented at Megalim's Annual Archaeological Conference which will take place on Thursday, August 29th in the City of David.

Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

Two Chassidic Yeshivas Capitulate, Will Teach Core Curriculum

Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

New Super-Size Kitchen for Jews in Uman for Rosh HaShanah

Jewish volunteers have finished building a kitchen the size of a basketball court in Uman, Ukraine, where they plan to prepare 105,000 meals to...

It’s Official: You Can Be a Non-Jewish Rabbi

How the reform movement has reached the ultimate diversity.

Holland Hebrew Bookstore Ex-Owners Move to Israel, Close Up Shop

One of Western Europe’s largest Hebrew bookstores has closed down in Amsterdam as its former owners prepare to move to Israel. The Samech bookstore has...

Milan’s Jews Cut Ties with Muslim Group over Israel Slurs

The Milan Jewish community has broken off relations with the Milan Islamic Associations Coordination (CAIM) following verbal attacks on Israel made by the group’s...

Arab Christian Party: Don’t Release Arab Murderers!

A new Arab Christian political party vehemently opposes BDS and the release of convicted Arab murderers, but whether it is the Holy Grail of Arabs fully supporting the Jewish State remains an open question

Sharansky to Reveal Full Western Wall Plan in Two Weeks

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky will release his full plan for a compromise among religious groups at the Western Wall in two weeks, Haaretz...

‘Australia’s Sarah Palin’ Quits Race over Islam Gaffe (Video)

She still supports Jewish people, because they believe in Jesus.

Women of the Wall ‘Corralled’ by Police, Drowned Out by Megaphones

A kind of Mutually Assured Disturbance was observed by both sides.

Guilty: Rabbi Motti Elon Convicted of Sexual Assault

"Any attempt to argue as if I ever admitted such an act is a despicable lie," was Rabbi Elon's initial response to the allegations.

Western Wall Rabbi: Respect the Muslims, Don’t Come to Pray

The Western Wall rabbi Wednesday may have taken the first step towards surrendering the Kotel to Muslims. He asked women and Temple Mount activists to respect Muslim sensitivities and to stay away.

French Senator Receives Death Threats over Anti-Shechitah Stance

A French senator said she will complain to police over death threats she received after proposing special labels for halal and kosher meat. Sylvie Goy-Chavent...

Protesters: Police in Cahoots with Arabs over Jewish Access to Mount

On those few days when Jews were allowed to go up to the Mount, they suffered constant abuse by the Muslims and by the police.

Part of Enormous 1,000-Year-Old Jerusalem Hospital Shown to Public

In Old Jerusalem, you need an archaeologist before you can build a restaurant. That is how the Israel Antiquities Authority discovered a 19-foot high Crusade-era hospital building.

R. Lau to Submit Conversion Rulings to Haredi Review in Backroom Deal

Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.

Beit Shemesh Haredim Riot over Bus Segregation Arrest

Black hat extremists in Beit Shemesh are giving Israel a black eye again. A Haredi couple tells a woman to go back to the bus. Police arrest them, and rioters smash bus windows.

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