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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....
Vice President Joe Biden met with Jewish, Muslim Christians, Sikh and other religious leaders Monday to encourage them to back gun control as matter...
It looks like it’s kosher, and the certification says it’s kosher, but it smells and tastes “treif.” Kosher foods that taste like non-kosher food are widely accepted in the US, but not in Manchester, England.
Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.