Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says he will force at least eight centrally-located supermarkets open on Sabbath to close on Saturdays.
Update: The union has called off the strike after reaching an agreement with the Airport Authority.
In three weeks, the Fast of the 9th of Av will be on the 10th of Av.
The Hareidi politicians agreed to not protest the country club after the mayor agreed to move it. So much for agreements.
The President will speak Friday night at Washington's largest Conservative synagogue, probably to continue to express his opinion that Israel is racist & Israel should embody "Judeo-Christian"/universal values (as opposed to Jewish values). They're going to lap it up .
A Torah scroll has been stolen from Ziv Hospital in Tzefat. Police are investigating.
The fire, caused by the Shababt Blech, swept through the house while the family slept.
Kashruth certification under Israel's Chief Rabbinate at local hotels is going to look -- and be -- vastly different from now on. Heads up, everyone.
Israel gets a mensch for Chief of Staff along with a Yiddishe Mama.
A Toronto synagogue issued a rare Shabbat appeal to help the family.
Now will there be advice that Jews should not anger anti-Semites and not walk to synagogue?
“God is trying to wake us up,” said the grandfather.
This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.
Yair Lapid apologized on Sunday for forcing others to desecrate the Shabbat.
There's a battle going on for Jerusalem's soul, and Cinema City proves you don't need to compromise on Shabbat or Kashrut to be a success.
In the photo above, IDF soldiers are at the Shiffon Bakery in Neve Daniel, Gush Etzion, where the bakery handed out free food to...
Religious Zionist and Haredi rabbis have called on Jews to usher in Shabbat early this week to show support for the families of Eyal...
For our children, technology is not just another activity that is forbidden on Shabbos.
What does it mean, conceptually, to see Shabbat in different worlds?
Oh, man, it’s the end of an era.
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