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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...
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...
Extremist Haredim were at again in Beit Shemesh, breaking into a construction site that they say contains old Jewish graves. The Haredim found the Arab guards even more violent.
The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.
Abbas has declared no Jew will be able to live in a PA state. The Rabbinical Congress for Peace says since Abbas obviously is not interested in peace, Netanyahu should quit before freeing terrorists.
When I started to speak and my words drowned in tears, it was she who comforted me.
The Religious Council of Petach Tikvah, located next to Tel Aviv, is generally known to give problems for couple wanting to get married by...
Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.
A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel - ritual circumciser - in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and...
Orthodox Jewish institutions have been stunned by charges and evidence of sexual abuse, particular concerning children. The organization of Orthodox rabbis – RCA – has issued guidelines to prevent abuse.
Jerusalem police allow Arabs to keep Jews from entering the Temple Mount, just like they used to allow Haredim to keep women away from the Kotel – until it was not politically correct.
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 Knesset passed into law on Tuesday a requirement that at least four women be included on the committee that elects rabbinical court rabbis....