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Kotel Rabbi Promises Women Won’t Be Arrested for Saying ’Kaddish’

Israel’s Haredi rabbis continue to make a mockery of themselves and of Judaism by pressing to arrest women for saying the mourner’s prayer at the Kotel. Sharansky comes to the rescue.

Court Orders Hod HaSharon to Permit Reform Synagogue Construction

Kehilat Yonatan offers a conversion program to Israeli citizens and foreigners with long-term visas, and egalitarian wedding services.

Haredi Torah Says Battle against Draft ‘A War of Life and Death’

The Lithuanian Council of Torah Sages and the Hasidic Council of Torah Sages organized two protests in Bnei Brak and Jerusalem Monday against a...

Next Coalition Crisis: Haredim Demand IDF Exemptions Or Else…

Opposition Chairman Yitzhak Herzog wondered if the ban included the pending budget vote, but did not receive an answer.

Committee Recommends Another Leftist, Anti-Settlements AG

Jewish Home MK Orit struk says Nitzan is known for his hostility to Jewish life in Judea and Samaria.

Letter Reveals Rav Ovadia Retracted ‘Land for Peace’ Ruling in 2003

Another Big Lie is exposed. Rav Ovadia favored giving up land for peace in 1993. But when the PA blew up the Oslo Accords 10 years later, the rabbi ruled, “Oslo is null and void. This is not the peace I meant.”

IDF Chief of Staff Eizenkot to Discuss Azaria Sentence Commutation

Legal sources estimate that Eizenkot will shorten Azaria's sentence of 18 months in prison by several months, but will not pardon the convicted soldier altogether.

Astonished Haredi Soldier: Neturei Karta Member Gave Me a Snack

"I was surprised that he sat down next to me at all," the soldier said. "That he would smile at me – that was strange already..."

Netanyahu Approves Egalitarian Section at Western Wall

The women win a battle, but the question is, “Do they want a war they might lose?” Netanyahu approves Sharansky’s plan for women to pray like men in an “egalitarian” section at the Western Wall.

Shas MK Resigns under Rabbinic Pressure over Attending Nephew’s Same-Sex Wedding

Shas MK Yigal Guetta on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Knesset, in the wake of harsh rebuke he received from Sephardi rabbis, including...

Hunting Down a Terrorist in Haifa, City of Unity

Security sources are maintaining a partial gag order on an investigation into a deadly attack in Haifa.

Former Labor Knesset Speaker: Let Labor Die in Peace

"Labor is like a pet that was run over on the highway."

Report: Habayit Hayehudi Contemplated Suicide

Party CEO Nir Auerbach became Persona non grata to some members when it turned out he had been in on the Bennett-Shaked parlor trick.

Need Experts to Denigrate the Six Day War Miracle? Have We Got a List...

Daniel Bar-Tal, Emeritus Professor at the School of Education at Tel Aviv University, Areas of expertise: Militarism in Israeli society; Culture and ethos of Conflict

Report: NIF Targets Religion in Campaign to Win Back Government

One major target for this project are Chabad activities, which include summer camps for children in municipalities that cannot afford one.

Thousands of Haredim Riot over IDF Draft (Video)

Haredim could turn hate into love by serving in the army and showing non-religious soldiers the Light of Torah,

Women of the Wall Blame Gov’t for Their Damaged Torah Scroll

The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.

Beitar Jerusalem Announces Shabbat Ban on Soccer Games

The Beitar Jerusalem soccer team announced that it will stop playing on Shabbat in order to allow its religious and traditional fans to attend...

‘Under Siege Every Shabbat’ – Secular Israeli Village Blocks Eruv Project of 50 Orthodox...

'This is a clear example of secular coercion. Many municipalities are not interested in having an eruv, and the religious minority suffers.'

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.
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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.'

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