Analysis: Prosecutor Siding with Reform, Missionaries, Against Rightwing Author

Naturally, in a country without a constitution guaranteeing freedom of speech, the policeman is king.

Streisand Spouts Off on Women ‘In Foreign Land of Israel’

Streisand loves Israel – she even visits the country once in a while. She gives lots of money. And she can’t resist a chance to preach about women’s rights in Israel but admits it is a "foreign land.”

Holiday Blessing by the Kohanim From the Western Wall in Jerusalem [video]

Hundreds of Israeli police and Border Guard Police officers were among worshipers at the Blessing of the Kohanim.

Survey Shows More Haredi Women Hold Driver’s License as Social Integration Booms

The poverty rate among Haredi Israelis fell to 45% in 2016, its lowest level in more than a decade.

Rabbi Arusi Quits Race for Chief Rabbi One Hour before Balloting

Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the...

Einstein’s Insanity Definition at Work: Israel Going to 3rd Elections Expecting Entirely Different Results

Israeli media claim there are silent negotiations between Likud and Liberman, but there is still no way to match the maximum Haredi concessions to Liberman's minimum demands.

Meet the Torah Scholars-Soldiers Who Defend Israel (Video)

Haredi youth have no excuse to dodge the draft, unless they really don’t want to learn Torah.

Court Suspends Rabbis’ Order to Require Woman to Allow Son’s Brit

Israel’s Supreme Court has suspended a Rabbinical Court (Beit Din) order that a woman in divorce proceedings allow her baby son, now one year...

One-Third of Jordanian MPs Want to Cancel Peace Treaty with Israel

Moshe Feiglin unwittingly has brought out of the woodwork anti-Israel legislators from “peace partner” Jordan.

Government to Approve Shabbat Soccer Games with Haredi Tacit Approval

Last September, Netanyahu asked Deputy Attorney General Raz Nazri to provide recommendations to issue a sweeping permit to professional soccer on Shabbat.

Haredi MK: Reform Campaign Rife with Bribes, Corruption

'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'

IDF Chef Who Cooked on Shabbat Confined to Base for Two Weeks

The cook lit a fire on Shabbat and cooked a packet of chickpeas for a vegetarian soldier. An officer who noticed this reported the incident to the battalion commander and the cook was court martialed.

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.

LA Parents Sue Reform Groups over Sand Flies in Israel

Does "monitoring" teenagers mean protecting them against insects?

R. Lau to Submit Conversion Rulings to Haredi Review in Backroom Deal

Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.

Rabbi Steinsaltz Back in Tekoa Yeshiva following Stroke

'I never thought that spreading ignorance has any advantage, except for those who are in a position of power and want to deprive others of their rights and spread ignorance in order to keep them under foot.'

Poll: No Matter Who Wins Labor’s Round 2, Likud Still Way Ahead

One major event could sweep any of the four center-field players into or away from leading or becoming a major partner in a ruling coalition. The battle will be joined at the center, while the right and the left will see only minute changes.

Kerry Mixing Pathos with Unveiled Threats at AJC Global Forum

"We will find ourselves in a negative spiral … that could literally slam the door on a two-state solution, having already agreed, I think, that there isn’t a one-state one."

Haredi MK Stars in ‘Haredi Draft’ Show in Knesset

Watch for free the best theatre in the world. After the Knesset passed a bill on first reading to require all Jews to service in the IDF, Haredi MKs tore their shirts in mourning. Act Two to follow.

Survey: More Israelis Light Hanukkah Candles, But More Americans Think It’s an Important Holiday

Most Israeli Jews partake in several Hanukkah activities, such as eating sufganiyot (doughnuts) and latkes (79%) and giving Hanukkah gelt (64%).

Hundreds March in Jerusalem to Support Haredi Soldiers

In order to avoid riots and accusations of provocation, the marchers decided not to enter the ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods.

Knesset Committee Approves Bill Guaranteeing Secular Employees’ Right to Rest on Shabbat

Institutions and businesses involved in state security, public health, electricity supply and the hospitality industry will be exempted.

Likud Youth Organization Members Ignore PM, Ascend Temple Mount

Members of the Likud Youth Organization ignored a directive from PM Netanyahu, ascending the Temple Mount anyway.

Report: Orthodox Justice Defied Supreme Court’s Directive, Participated in Gush Etzion Liberation Ceremony

Recently retired Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, also an Orthodox Jew, told Army Radio he saw no problem in his former colleague's attending the ceremony as a private person.

Paula Abdul to Celebrate Bat Mitzvah at Age 51 at Western Wall

Now here is a real ‘woman at the Wall.” Paula Adbul is in Israel for the first time ever and will visit the Western Wall. At the age of 51, the time finally has come for a Bat Mitzvah.

Poll: National Religious Voters Prefer Shaked over Bennett

It should be noted that Bennett has already been elected chairman until 2020, so he has nothing to worry about regarding his position.

Ministerial Committee Approves Litzman-Netanyahu Compromise Haredi Service Bill

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked reiterated her view that "the crisis is solvable and not fundamental."

Colel Chabad ‘Charging’ Ahead on Passover Preparations

Colel Chabad is working with the Israeli government to make sure that every Israeli has what they need for Passover.

Samaria Activist Yossi Dagan Asked By Brooklynites To Talk About Israeli Resiliency and Terror...

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan was hosted in Crown Heights to talk about Israeli resiliency in the face of terror on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on New York.

Latest Poll: Gantz-Lapid Merger Will Tie Netanyahu

The movement headed by Tzipi Livni, Gesher, led by Orly Levi Abekasis, Moshe Feiglin's Zehut (Identity), Gal Hirsch's Magen (Protector), Baruch Marzel and Itamar Ben Gvir's Jewish Power, Eldad Yaniv's New Land do make the electoral threshold.

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