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Revolutionary Ruling Permits Genetic Testing of Halachic Jewish Status

Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.

Rabbinical Court Rejects Messianic Jews’ Appeal for Halakhic Wedding

This was the first time the Rabbinical Court in Israel was required to deal with the halakhic status—for the purpose of being eligible for a rabbinical marriage—of Jews who believe in Jesus.

Haredim Preparing Doomsday Response to Reform Invasion: Genealogy Book

MK Eichler to JewishPress.com: The genealogical list will only be there for those who want to know whom they are marrying and who is Jewish according to Jewish law. Let them check the list. It is a FREE COUNTRY (sic) with free information and free choice.

Tuesday the Rabbi Was Kicked Out for Performing Intermarriages

At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.

Left, Right, Agree: Intermarriage Marks Demise of US Jewish Community

Using the great, eye opening Pew study of 2013, Cohen points out that the signs of Jewish life in intermarried Jewish families are fast diminishing.

Supreme Court Wants Interior Ministry to Explain Why Reform Converts Aren’t Recognized by the...

Now it appears that the Supreme Court is prepared to bring down the last vestige of halakhic Judaism regarding conversion

Orthodox Rabbi Teaching Halakha Beyond the Shulkhan Arukh, Judaism Beyond the Commandments

"I'm sure that if Maimonides, or Rabbi Yosef Karo lived today, they would say: We never wrote our codifications for a time when the State of Israel would be established."

Rivlin Embraces Reform and Conservative Jews as Part of ‘One Family’

Rivlin told the New York UJA Federation," We are all one family" and made it a point to refer to a Consrvative leader as a rabbi.

Bennett and Netanyahu Clash over Rollback of Religious Reforms

Netanyahu falsely accused Bennett of signing a coalition agreement that returns more power to Hareidim.

Jewish Agency for Israel Calls for Special Diaspora Conversion Courts

The Jewish Agency is calling for establishment of special Diaspora conversion courts.

Jewish Sen. Bernie Sanders to Run for President

Jewish Vermont Sen. Sanders, who boasts he is "very close" to the teachings of Pope Francis," reportedly will announce his candidacy on Thursday.

Jewish Agency Planning for Massive Aliyah of 120,000 French Jews

If US Jews were to make Aliyah at the rate the Jewish Agency expects from France, Israel would have 1 million more Jews.

Yisrael Beitenu MK Says ‘Reform Movement Is not Jewish’

Reform leaders too often make themselves look silly by bending the Bible for their own convenience.

How Jewish Is Jewish History?

We've known that you can define neither Jews nor Judaism in a way that will satisfy all its various elements.

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