The left-wing party's problem is that the ministry spent more money to promote Judaism than democracy.
There is growing resistant from IDF soldiers who don't want to be ordered to take Jews from their homes in Amona.
Supreme Court: "The only thing being damaged is the rule of law."
Cuts in funding, together with severe cuts in child support, will likely force the majority of Haredi yeshivas to buckle under.
Those warnings are not trivial. They're also not all that real.
Israeli farmers say in some cases the Shmitah year actually has a long way to go; another year, in fact.
Israeli lawmaker David Rotem offered a full apology for reportedly saying the Reform movement “is not Jewish.”
In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...
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.
Regev's new move will affect swimming, judo and other sports associations that hold their Israeli championships on Shabbat.
"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."
'It is unacceptable that Israel Police be made to obtain authorization from the Palestinians for every new security measure.'
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
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.
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.
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.
A witty Hebrew-language Honda commercial plays on the Israeli funny bone but may be too controversial for the market.
The prime minister was embarrassed during a shiva visit to the mourning children of the great man.
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.
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.
Shas says the national anthem is just a modern poem, not the Torah.
Israelis not only live where the world says they are forbidden but also teach Torah as a Light unto the Nations.
High housing prices are blamed, but has anyone suggested that working for a living might help?
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.
An unexpected hurdle for Jewish Home leader Bennett who's been pushing the referendum legislation.