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Chief Rabbinate to List Rabbis Approved for Conversions Abroad

According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.

Lapid Restores $14 Million for Foreign Yeshiva Students

Yair Lapid, chairman of  the Yesh Atid party and Finance Minister, has agreed to a request from a Jewish Home Knesset Member to cancel...

Government to Appropriate Tel Aviv’s Shabbat Supervision Controls

In addition, the directors’ committee will examine a proposal to make Sunday an official day off.

Rabbi Aviner Compares IDF Order on Shaving Beards to Nazi Era

The incident follows new rules adopted by the IDF which require submitting requests for growing beards to HR, rather than the military rabbinate.

Tens of Thousands of Jews Flood Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs for Shabbat Chayei...

The families of the community opened their homes to the tens of thousands of guests.

Protesters Rally Against Terror Attacks in Israel and PA

Anti-violence protesters rallied in Tel Aviv Saturday night against terror across the country and the PA.

Rabbi’s Chelsea Clinton Jewish Status Quip Stressing Tear with Reform

"The problem of assimilation among American Jews is not only an American problem, it's our problem, too."

New Bill Compels Burial Societies to Work on Shabbat

Burial societies that receive their funding form the state must arrive within three hours of receiving the request, even if the death occurred on Shabbat.

Tel Aviv School Bans Students’ New Year’s Santa Claus Hats

Some Russian-descent students just don’t understand that Israel is a Jewish state, Mahmoud Abbas notwithstanding.

Tzohar Celebrates High Court Decision on Conversions, Blames Haredim for Reform Windfall

The implication is that had the haredi parties left well enough alone, the high court would not have made its ruling.

Sports Minister Employed Kabbalist to Secure Yarden Gerbi’s Medal

"Dear Rabbi, how are you? We here hope and pray that we'll get a bronze medal. Yarden Gerbi's bout is in halaf an hour, we deserve to get a medal and hear the national anthem."

Attacked by Haredi, Officer Impounds his Hat, Forces him to Sit and Learn

"I'm not ashamed of what I do, should I apologize for representing Judaism in the IDF?"

Rightwing Activists Torch PA Flag Outside Ya’alon’s Office [video]

The torching was done in retaliation for the disciplinary punishments imposed on two Kfir brigade soldiers.

Knesset Speaker to Set Up Team to Reexamine Dress Code

MK Trajtenberg took off his shirt at the Knesset entrance, cautioning that "tomorrow all of you will have a burqa."

Reform Insulted by Haredi Walkout in Knesset Committee

Kariv called the MKs' behavior vulgar and said it undermines the principles of the legislative process, as well as the public and ethical obligations of MKs.

Coalition Kills Core Curriculum Prerequisite for Haredi Schools

The elimination of the obligation to teach core curriculum subjects will not result in reducing the budgets of Haredi yeshivas who pass on the extra material.

Israel Has New Government

Bibi apologized for Sara's slight and the deal is on.

Left Bewailing 2017, a Year Marking 4 Zionist Miracles

We are Jews, we are Zionists, we are happy — get used to it!

Terror Attack Foiled in Kfar Chabad, Guards Advised in Construction Sites

A terror attack was foiled Thursday in Kfar Chabad; the local chief rabbi urges residents to hire armed guards for construction sites.

Anti-Assimilation Group Begs Bibi: Break up Son’s Dating Non-Jew

The Lehava Organization for the Prevention of Assimilation in the Holy Land appealed to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Sunday to break up his son...

Freedom of Religion on Temple Mount – Except for Jews (Video)

Jerusalem police allow Arabs to keep Jews from entering the Temple Mount, just like they used to allow Haredim to keep women away from the Kotel – until it was not politically correct.

GW Bush Fundraising for Proselytizers of Jews in America and Israel

The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute mission is to train leaders for Jewish ministry around the world.

Everything You Need to Know about the World’s Holiest City

What's the secret of this city that's growing faster than most, while few of its residents are happy with the amenities?

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