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A new initiative will use Jewish law to help “Agunot” women, separated from husbands who refuse to grant them a divorce that would let them re-marry.
We don’t pretend to know how and why God works, but it can be speculated that the financial disaster of Israel’s giant IDB was the way for a Chabad Jew to enter Israel’s secular Big Business elite.
Rabbi Auerbach and his merry band of Lituanian Haredim needed a pawn to serve their political aims, and Moshe A. volunteered.
There is a glimmer of hope in fighting corrupt elections in Israel, which is no worse than anywhere else but simply more obvious.
A police raid on two homes before the elections last month uncovered 250 false identification cards that people intended to use to cast extra ballots.
The Knesset will be lacking one of its more colorful Knesset Members for two weeks following an Ethics Committee decision to punish Haredi MK...
The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages...
A seemingly minor law on where couples can register for marriage permits passed the Knesset and opens a new era in which Israelis will not be at the mercy of Haredi rabbis’ demands.
Failure is an orphan in the Shas-Lieberman campaign aftermath – and winners in Israel don't get the "gracious" thing.
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.
The Religious Council of Petach Tikvah, located next to Tel Aviv, is generally known to give problems for couple wanting to get married by...
"It is inconceivable that deans of yeshivas would lie knowingly and sign for their students as if they're present full time in the yeshivas, while in reality they're not there."
The article argues that while naturally aligned with their fellow orthodox Jews, women from the modern orthodox community in Israel are finding themselves aligned with secular feminists.
Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.
Police and rescue workers have found 10-year-old Shimon Zorger from Brooklyn Monday morning after a 15-hour search. The boy, who has Down Syndrome, is in...
Bennett lost the battle for Chief Rabbis but he may have won the war. A Knesset Channel poll shows Jewish Home party as the second largest, only three seats behind the Likud and three ahead of Lapid.
If you don’t like a law, just tear it up. That is what eight Arab MKs did last month, but Ahmed Tibi also dumped water on it at the Knesset podium. Now he is banned as Deputy Speaker and must pay a fine.
Did you know that a Jew serving in the IDF is against the religion of Jewish children in New York? And it’s okay to beat Haredi soldiers? No, you don’t. But we all know hatred destroyed the Holy Temple.
There are Haredim and there are Haredim. Some fight for IDF. Others fight against the state and, as on Tuesday, attack Haredi soldiers. Police rescued him and patrolled the streets of Mea Shearim.
Police have arrested a 22-year-old Bnei Brak resident in connection with an arson and vandalism attack on the Latrun monastery last September that drew...
The contest for Chief Rabbi gets uglier. Rabbi Metzger is suspected of bribery. No charges have been filed, but candidate Rabbi Stav said there is no room for “corrupt politicians” in the rabbinate.