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The Council of Europe has climbed down from along and weak limb by issuing a letter that in effect neutralizes a resolution by its...
Rabbis and the Yesha Council are blowing a chance to prove that they are true nationalists and not country bumpkins.
An Israel Knesset Member got a whack on his tongue for angering the Diaspora.
The Tu B’Shvat holiday Thursday literally has roots in the Land of Israel
By the time they end up at Baba’s Grillroom in central Amsterdam, Israeli tourists tend to be somewhat distracted. Situated near the famous Rembrandt Square,...
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.
Goldman Sachs chief Lloyd Blankfein recalled the role of his rabbi and Jewish organizations in helping him realize he could succeed despite growing up...
Israel’s Supreme Court soon may have to decide if it wants to set off fireworks and take on a case that involves the authority of a rabbinical court to order a circumcision.
The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?
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.
The Jewish Home took a stand against freeing more terrorists. It knew it would lose. The Likud won the battle but may have lost the next war – the one that is fought at the election polls.
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.
The Rabbis are not sharing Big Ideas, they're arguing about nothing more than the plain meaning of the verse.
Nearly 700 rabbis and other Jewish communal officials were briefed by a top White House aide on President Obama’s Syria plans. The call Tuesday with...