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Religious Zionist, US Orthodox Rabbis Support Cancellation of Western Wall ‘Deal’

"We must not submit to those who vocally and shrilly disrupt the unity of the Jewish people through threats and political coercion."

Conviction in Kinneret Church Arson case, Co-Defendant Acquitted

Judge George Azulai did not accept the police claims that Asraf lent his car to Reuveni, despite tire marks matching the car's which were found in the church's olive grove.

Jerusalem Youth Peace Summit Opens with Interfaith Prayer

75 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim youth from around the world gathered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Sunday for a unique summit, answering Pope Francis' call to create a culture of encounter for peace.

A Thousand Demonstrators in Front of Netanyahu’s Residence over Kotel Dispute

Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.

Survey Shows Majority of Israelis Object to Considering Diaspora Jews’ Views in Legislation

The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.

Coalition Emergency Meeting on Conversion Blown Up by Haredim

Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."

Netanyahu to AIPAC: My Choice Was between Reform Kotel and Government Collapse

Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.

Rivlin: Israel is State of All the Jewish People

"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."

2,000 Jews Pray at Joseph’s Tomb Overnight Thursday

Throughout the night dozens of Arabs threw stones at IDF soldiers who guarded the entrance to the holy site, and the Jews inside. They also threw Molotov cocktails.

Forget the Civil War, in Israel We Reenact the 1187 Battle of Karnei Hittin

Karnei Hittin marked the final, decisive defeat of the European invaders of the Land of Israel.

Bennett Apologizes to American Jews Over Western Wall ‘Misinformation’

“The Jews of the U.S. are welcomed and loved. They are our brothers. But mistakes were made regarding timing and the way things were done."

Jewish Agency Governors: Why Can’t Israelis Be More Like Us?

Why do you think you became the board of governors of the Jewish Agency? To make the Jewish State in your image? No, people, your job is to either to lead by example and settle in Israel, or to help other Jews live in Israel. It is not to preach to Israel.
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Artscroll Founder Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz Dead at 73

Rabbi Zlotowitz et al's most ambitious endeavor was the publication of the Schottenstein English Edition of the Talmud.

Jewish Agency to Netanyahu: No Dinner for You

All of their contributions do not give the board of governors of this very important agency the right to throw a tantrum.

Jews Arrested Trying to Enter Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem

Visits to Joseph’s Tomb by Israelis are supposed to be pre-authorized and coordinated with the IDF.

Civil Rights Groups Praise Decision Banning Gender Separation on El Al

"When the only contact people have with the Orthodox Jewish world is negative and aggressive, it reflects badly on all of us," a hareidi-religious businesswoman said.

A First: Israeli Consul Invites Banglore Muslims to Iftar Celebration

Imam Ilyasi told the participants that his visit to Israel had helped clear many of his misconceptions about the treatment of Muslims in the predominantly Jewish country.

Rabbinate Report: Jerusalem Leads Israel in Divorces

Jerusalem led in 2016 in number of divorces: 725 couples. Meanwhile, Modi'in Illit saw a 45% rise in divorces. In all, in 2016, 10,841 couples were divorced in Israel, compared with 10,653 in 2015.

Police Logic: Jews Barred Because Arabs Riot on Temple Mount

This is not an uncommon behavior of the Israel Police, which regularly awards Muslim violence with curbs against Jews.

Haredi Coalition Partners’ Kotel Compromise Also Tacit Recognition of Reform, Conservative

The deadline for government's response to the high court's order is next Sunday.

A Meeting with Magda Haroun: Hitting a Wall, Building a Bridge

"Sometimes you have to hit a wall, feel the rift, in order to build a new bridge."

Einstein’s Letters to David Bohn on Israel, God, and Communism Auctioned

Einstein notes that Israel is an interesting, intellectual creature, but has limited opportunities.

Jerusalem Mayor Fires Cannon Marking End of 16th Day of Ramadan

The Municipality removes garbage from the main roads and ensures that parks and public gardens are cleaned during Ramadan, to provide a dignified atmosphere for all celebrants.

Bomb Threats Shut Down 3 Los Angeles Synagogues on Sabbath

No one was in any of the buildings at the time the threats were made.

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