Haredim Slam Religious Services Minister Kahana for Allowing Local Conversions

Shas Chairman MK Aryeh Deri, in an interview on Radio Kol Chai, referred to Kahana and Naftali Bennett (Yamina) as Hellenized Jews, always a good slur for Chanukah.

Annals of Israel’s Police: Young Arab Attacked a Jew, Was Arrested, Confessed, His Case...

"Closing a case involving such a serious crime is contrary to the position of the legislature regarding the seriousness of these acts, and may harm the security of the citizens."

Reform Movement Wins Shas’ Tender to Share Shabbat Experience with Israeli Youth

Turns out the Haredim are not the only religious Israelis who can game the system.

‘Our Building Lights’ Initiative Brings Holiday Joy to Communities Around Israel

The organizers are ushering in a “sense of normalcy and joy” in bringing back holiday programming to communities all across Israel.

Bedouin Attacks on Israel’s Highway Become Left vs. Right Wedge Issue

According to Rogel, the frequent reports on Israeli media about those attacks on the road are part of the right-wing's effort to retake the government.

Jews Chase Away Darkness from Temple Mount on Chanukah

"We came to remind the State of Israel who is our enemy and who our friend."

Religious Zionism MK Objects to Transport Minister’s Shabbat Buses Unless She Privatizes All Public...

MK Rothman told us that he trusts the public to read all three lines of his tweet, including the one about the dire need to preserve Jewish values.

Yeshiva Student Was Attacked by Arab Mob, Police Closed the Case

In the middle of his studies, Y. heard shouts and saw that many students were fleeing in the direction of the families' homes behind the tents, chased by a group of about 20 Arabs.

Smotrich Announces Party Registration and Primaries, Wants 10 Seats

Smotrich shared his dream of winning 10 seats in the next elections (he now has six with two partners), which he plans to tear off his rivals in Yamina, Likud, and UTJ.

Israel’s Economic Council Predicts Double the Haredim, Traffic Jams Galore in 2050

Still, the Jerusalem District, which includes Beit Shemesh, is expected to remain the beating heart of the Haredi public, with their number growing from 360,000 to 915,000.

Smotrich: Decent People Must Not Remain Indifferent to the Circus Emerging from Netanyahu’s Trial

It is "difficult not to attribute malicious intent to the police and the State Attorney's Office and all their senior officials."

Mt. Meron Disaster Committee Recommends Ministerial Control, Crowd Limits, Ban on Illegitimate Organizations

Steps must be taken to ensure that there is no excessive density in the mountain area and at key points of interest there."

Gantz Blames Arab Violence on Jewish Settlers, Consolidates Anti-Jewish Action in Judea & Samaria

The pooling of security forces against Jews in Judea and Samaria will include enhanced legal teams to prosecute Jewish terrorism.

Everything You Need to Know about the Kotel Compromise: What It Means & What...

Unlike American Jews who want their own share in the Kotel when they come to visit, the WOW are not interested in compromises.

Chief Rabbi Clashing with Religious Services Minister on Kashrut Reform, Women Supervisors

Minister Kahana (Yamina) is laboring to replace both Haredi Chief Rabbis with Religious Zionist ones, but there's a serious catch.

Minister Kahana Launches Campaign to Elect Zionist Chief Rabbis

Kahana wants to prevent the election of yet another Haredi rabbi to lead the Chief Rabbinate which is adhered to by very few if any Haredim.

Deep Survey Finds Few Haredim Would Leave their Kolel Over Liberman’s ‘Incentives’

An almost absolute majority of the Haredi sector (88%) think that Liberman's motives stem from a hatred of the Haredim.

And Now for Something Completely Different: Yair Lapid May Be Tied to Messianic Jews

A request for comment from Yesh Atid was refused on the grounds that this is a personal matter. Well, yes and no.

Researcher: Close to 100,000 Mixed Marriages with One Jewish Spouse in Israel

The CBS data show that the phenomenon of Jewish women marrying Arab men is marginal.

Sovereignty Movement Congratulates Bennett on Unambiguous Position on Jerusalem

Bennett said that “there is no place for an American consulate that serves the Palestinians in Jerusalem.”

Ma’agar Mochot Survey Shows 52% Reject Reform Section Compromise at the Kotel

There are some hard numbers about the Reform in Israel, and they're quite low.

Women of the Wall Interject Political Darkness into Month of Lights

What's religious about holding up empty Torah covers by the Kotel? It's a purely political act.

New Poll: This Time Bennett Retains 6 Seats, Sa’ar Doesn’t Cross the Vote Threshold

Amazingly, the very coalition parties that lead the reforms and capture the headlines today suffer the worst losses in the next elections.

Islamist Party to Divert $32 Million of Its Budget to Poor Haredim in ‘Alliance...

Abbas met Monday night with several Haredi MKs and shared with them that "Gafni's speech touched my heart."

PLO Unions: Terror Busters Regavim & NGO Monitor Are ‘Terrorist Organizations Operating Outside the...

I would buy these guys a beer. Lechayim for finally receiving the recognition you deserve – from the enemy.

Supreme Court Orders Arab Squatters Evacuated from Sheikh Jarrah Parking Lot

Turns out the ambitious Jerusalem municipality has it easier when it comes to sweeping illegal Arab squatters off its property.

On Eve of Budget Vote, Survey Shows Bennett Won’t Pass Threshold Next Election

Both Yamina and New Hope will have about 18 months until the rotation when Yair Lapid takes over as prime minister.


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