The Cabinet on Sunday approved a measure to extend Daylight Savings Time until the end of October. It also approved exporting 40 percent of...
Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Metzger is in big trouble. he is under house arrest for five days. He denies any wrongdoing but faces possible charges for bribery, breach of public trust and money laundering.
The campaign for Chief Rabbi has sunk to the depths even politicians have not reached. Rav Ovadia calls Rav Stav of Tzohar “evil” and Tzohar calls on the Torah sage to “repent.” Next up: Tisha B’Av.
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It can be argued whether the Women of the Wall are spiritual angels, but no sane person could accuse them of threatening rabbis to approve their agenda or face death. So who is behind the dirty work?
Despite the criticisms, Haredi society has positives that should be recognized.
There is a new group of zealots who have taken a cue from the price taggers. They refer to themselves as Torah taggers.
Lapid is beginning to smell like a rose thanks to Haredi tycoons. He is taking yeshivas off the government dole and balancing the budget. How will yeshivas survive? The tycoons have an answer - money.
The issue is not our obligation to listen to our rabbinic leaders. It is about whether we should listen to the rabbinic leaders of others.
With all the good intention of Israel’s rabbinic leaders, how could they not see that this was going to happen?
I must ask, where is the hotline for victims of sex abuse? Or victims of financial fraud? What are the remedies for the victims? Or the sanctions for the perpetrators?
In the spirit of 'elu v’elu' we should just agree to disagree and respect each other’s views and lifestyles as long as they do not impinge on the rights of others.
In Israel today, how many of our religious leaders instill pride in being Jewish into the secular public?
The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.
Our battles with the Conservative movement are over. They no longer pose a threat to Orthodoxy.
Universal army service will help integrate Haredim into the workplace so that they can earn a livable wage and support their families.
The suggestion is intriguing, self serving and frankly somewhat humorous.
When a Jew who appears to the world as the most religious among us acts like a fool that is a hilul HaShem.
Judge Sharon Larry Bavly stated that there was no cause for arresting the women.
Meretz MKs Tamar Zandberg and Michal Rozin attended the ceremony.
Why throw years of friendly cooperation into the trashcan?
Haredi leaders could not care less if Israel retains Judea and Samaria - as long as their Mosdos (religious institutions) get funded.
When it comes to victims of abuse the overriding approach should be one of compassion and understanding. But school officials' mishandling of a situation should not automatically result in termination.
The era of Godless leadership in the Knesset ended with Menachem Begin. One might even say it ended with the Six Day War.
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