Rabbi David Lau committed to consulting with "giur breaker" Rabbi Sherman before any consultation on conversions.
The accused was using an email account which he checked in Jerusalem Internet cafes.
As far as the half million Israelis living in Judea and Samaria—most of whom are Jewish Home voters—the referendum bill leaves them in the cold.
An unexpected hurdle for Jewish Home leader Bennett who's been pushing the referendum legislation.
The state is asking the high court not to take on appeals until the new draft law is completed.
Bennett lost the battle for Chief Rabbis but he may have won the war. A Knesset Channel poll shows Jewish Home party as the second largest, only three seats behind the Likud and three ahead of Lapid.
Rabbi Ratzon Arusi withdrew his candidacy for Chief Sephardi Rabbi, one hour before balloting began Wednesday afternoon. His withdrawal leaves three candidates in the...
Tonight we may no who the two chief rabbis are, and it might very well be the last time there are two instead of one.
Says promised referendum is a deception.
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.
Rav Ovadia Yosef, the same rabbi who last month call national religious Rabbi Stav “evil,” now says he really loves knitted kippa Jews. Well, most of them. Their political leaders still are Amalek. Happy Tu B'Av.
For American athletes, the Maccabiah sports even proves the games are about more than sports. Several of the American Jewish athletes were inspired to become Bar Mitzvah.
Israel must agree to give up East Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the Golan before the talks have begun.
When interviewed this week, it turned out that Rabbi Eliyahu's opinion has either been modified following the attacks on him, or has always remained grounded in normative halacha.
The new EU directive, effective Friday, demands that all deals with Israel exclude disputed territories.
In Syria and Lebanon as well, the IDF created a quagmire for both President Bashar Assad and for Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah.
The Knesset has driven the last nail in the once holy coffin of changing the clocks twice a year according to the timing of Passover and Yom Kippur. Daylight Time will remain until the end of October.
The Women of the Seminar teach the Women of the Wall a lesson in group action.
According to the new bill, beginning in 2017, every young Jew over the age of 18 will be obligated to join the army.
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein ruled that in order to achieve complete equality, the draft law must be clipped of two major benefits for young Haredi recruits.
"The change that caused me not to be able to enter was strategic, not tactical."
MK Moshe Feiglin issued the following statement on his Facebook page:Regarding my ascent to the Temple Mount.Tomorrow – the 19th day of Jewish month...
In 1979, Peace Now co-founder Omri Padan protested the government's letting Gush Emunim to establish a settlement. Now, as McDonalds’ CEO in Israel, he refuses to allow a branch over the “Green Line.”
Here’s good reason for Israel’s saying that UNESCO has been hijacked by the PA agenda. ”Israel planning to raze Al-Aqsa to build ‘second temple,” Screams Saudi Gazette headline. PS: They can’t count.
Small shop owners in cities outside of Tel Aviv may follow the example of Tel Aviv and campaign for their cities to uphold any...