48.5 F
Jerusalem, Israel
14 Adar I 5779 -
? Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Meretz Warns against ‘Danger’ of Bennett as Education Minister

The left-wing party's problem is that the ministry spent more money to promote Judaism than democracy.

Growing Resistance to Evacuating Jews From Their Homes

There is growing resistant from IDF soldiers who don't want to be ordered to take Jews from their homes in Amona.

Tel Aviv to High Court: Business as Usual on Shabbat

Supreme Court: "The only thing being damaged is the rule of law."

Two Chassidic Yeshivas Capitulate, Will Teach Core Curriculum

Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.

Labor: Netanyahu Declared War on the World

Those warnings are not trivial. They're also not all that real.

It’s Elul — But Shmitah Has a Long Way To Go, Israeli Farmers Say

Israeli farmers say in some cases the Shmitah year actually has a long way to go; another year, in fact.

MK Rotem Offers Full Apology to Reform Movement

Israeli lawmaker David Rotem offered a full apology for reportedly saying the Reform movement “is not Jewish.”

Hundreds of WOW Pray Peacefully

In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...

Jerusalem Approves Tefillin Stands for Women on World Wide Wrap Day

The municipality, under new management—Haredi-aligned—decided to allow the women to place their stand in the open and invite female pedestrians to perform the mitzvah.

Israeli Sports Minister Conditions Funding on Not Playing on Shabbat

Regev's new move will affect swimming, judo and other sports associations that hold their Israeli championships on Shabbat.
video

High Court Removes ‘Get Married’ from Pro-Same-Sex Marriage Commercial

"The struggle for same-sex couples' right to marry is part of the struggle for civil marriages in Israel, since it is clear that religious law, which regulates marriages and divorces in the state, does not allow it."
video

Netanyahu Firm on Metal Detectors as Police Add Security Cameras on Temple Mount

'It is unacceptable that Israel Police be made to obtain authorization from the Palestinians for every new security measure.'

Research Links Being Religious with a Happy Life – but only for Jews

The Taub Center noted a link between being religious and being satisfied with aspects of living, but that it does not necessarily apply to non-Jews. Hareidim live longer

Pro-BDS Flags, Guillotine, Featured in Left’s Anti-Netanyahu Rally

Roaming in the crowd on Rothschild Boulevard, Amit Brin, a designer, was so good at diverting attention from the serious issues at hand – a prime minister at war with police investigators – he might as well have been on the Likud payroll.

Research Group: Israeli Education Near Bottom of Developed World

The quality of Israel’s education has improved over past two decades, and yet Israel is near the bottom of the developed world, its 8th graders get correct answers on only half their math questions, Israel’s weakest students are also the weakest in the developed world, and Israel’s top students rank only in the bottom third of the developed world.

Reform Riot at Kotel, Condemn Netanyahu

For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.

Best Israel Commercial Ever – But Is It Too Controversial? [video]

A witty Hebrew-language Honda commercial plays on the Israeli funny bone but may be too controversial for the market.

Rav Ovadia’s Son to Netanyahu: You Hurt Dad’s Feelings

The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.

PM Netanyahu Seeks Delay From High Court on Amona Expulsion

After an ultimatum by Jewish Home party head Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu agreed to ask the High Court for a 6-month delay on the demolition of Amona.

Bank of Israel: Gemachim Need Not Report Up to $50 Million to IRS

The pressure applied by Knesset Finance Committee Chairman MK Moshe Gafni has worked, and The Bank of Israel has instructed the banks on granting exemptions to Gemachim from reporting to the US authorities to comply with the FATCA agreement.

English-Speaking Ohr Samayach Yeshiva to Build in Eastern Jerusalem

Israelis not only live where the world says they are forbidden but also teach Torah as a Light unto the Nations.

Haredi Israelis Get the Most Benefits and Are the Deepest in Debt

High housing prices are blamed, but has anyone suggested that working for a living might help?

Bill Advances to Guarantee Women on Panel to Nominate Rabbis

The absence of Haredi parties in the government is already being, and women probably will be among those nominating Israel’s next rabbinic judges and chief rabbis.

Many National Religious Rabbis Object to Referendum on Givebacks

An unexpected hurdle for Jewish Home leader Bennett who's been pushing the referendum legislation.

Headlines

Latest News Stories


Sponsored Post

Recommended Today


Something Random from the Week

Printed from: https://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/meretz-warns-against-danger-of-bennett-as-education-minister/2015/04/27/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: