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Russia’s Chief Rabbi: No Such Thing as Religious Extremism

Rabbi Lazar noted that many faiths have in them followers who promote pseudo-religious extremism.

Cornell Immunologist: Male Circumcision Raised through Educating Religious Leaders

The WHO team hypothesized that male circumcision could be increased if religious leaders were taught about its advantages, and become well versed enough to discuss it with their congregations.

Pew: Americans Warm Toward Religious Groups, Especially Jews

The survey found that Americans express warm feelings toward Jews, with half of US adults rating Jews at 67 degrees or higher on the 0-to-100 scale.

Supreme Court Judge Admits ‘Regulation’ Best Solution for Jews and Arabs in Ofra Case

The Vice President of the Supreme Court Justice Elyakim Rubinstein prefers to err on the side of mercy 'in a situation where we can spare the double harassment from the children, 22 of them.'

After Weeks of Official Denial, Israeli Arab Charged with Religious Terror Spree

Reporters were called in for closed meetings and told it would be for everyone's benefit to not stress that an Arab resident of Haifa committed a 'nationalistic' crime.

Calling for Religious Unity Only Leads to Division

Nobody doubts that unity of the Jewish people is of crucial importance. Still, we have to ask ourselves if in all cases unity is really THE highest value to strive for.

Emes Ve-Emunah: A Religious Community in Crisis

Monsey has gone from a bucolic small town to a center of conflict where both sides having strong arguments.

Jews 2nd Largest Religious Group in 115th Congress

The group that's most underrepresented are the religiously unaffiliated, which accounts for 23% of the general public but is represented by only 0.2% of Congress.

Religious Leaders Call for Negotiation, not Legislation on Muezzin bill

MK Yehuda Glick believes that dialogue not legislation is what's needed to lower the decibel level of the Muezzins.

Report: Leftwing Reporter Tried to Derail Religious Brigade Commander with False Accusations

Instead of trying to hide anything, the commander offered the scheming soldier help and psychological care.

The Curse of Religious Boredom

In biblical days, the prophets were astir while the world was sleeping. Today, the world is astir while the synagogues are sleeping. Blessed are the young people who are waking up.

Securing a Future for Religious Minorities in the Middle East

What is worrying is that measures to protect the Yazidis from future brutalities have been set back by the Iraqi parliament decision.

Far East Meets Middle East in Summit for Religious Leaders

Over 20 religious leaders from east Asia arrived in Israel Monday for a four-day summit in Jerusalem.

“Go For Your Dreams And Don’t Compromise Your Religious Standards”: Rachel Freier Is...

“Without my uncle's encouragement and the encouragement I received from my husband and family, I wouldn’t have gotten as far as I have already,” she said.

Faith is the Joy of Religious Doubt and Uncertainty-Part II

Faith means that we worship and praise God before we affirm His existence; we respond before we question

Haredi Party Spearheading Effort to Protect Israeli Religious Charities from US Tax Authorities

Using the US' enormous economic clout, FATCA bullies the world's financial institutions into reporting on their American clients to Uncle Sam.

National Religious Rabbi Appointed Supreme Rabbinical Court Judge While Court Facing Shutdown

All the missing positions on the Supreme Rabbinical Court must be filled by Thursday this week, or else the court would cease to operate.

3 Jews Removed from Temple Mount Wednesday for Religious Crimes

Wednesday's evictions add the number of religious Jewish criminals to 11.

Police: Haifa Religious Council Deceived over 100 Couples Seeking Independent Orthodox Wedding

Police interrogated with a warning two employees of the Haifa Religious Council, one of them senior.

No More Lies, Sec. Kerry, There Is No ‘Existential Threat to Israel’

No danger of the Jews becoming a minority in the combined area of Judea, Samaria and the pre-1967 Israel.

Disgraced

Here's Rabbi Motti Elon walking away from the Magistrate Court in Jerusalem, December 18, 2013, after hearing his verdict. Elon, former head of Yeshivat...

I’m a Feminist and the Women of the Wall Don’t Represent Me

The Israeli government was respectful enough to offer Reform Jews their own location at one of the holiest sites in Judaism in order to pray as they please.

Understanding God through Self-Exploration

As the Chasidic teaching illustrates, we often seek the guidance of religious leaders and texts to find ourselves.

Pushing the Boundaries of Outreach

As Orthodox Jews who understand the value of the Torah and the importance of following Halacha – how can we change this new secular Jewish paradigm?

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