US Jewish Women’s Council Wants Israel to Certify Civil Marriages

Do Israeli orthodox rabbis have a “monopoly?” Should Diaspora Jews try to pull Israel’s domestic strings? The National Council of Jewish Women seems to say “yes” to both questions.

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.

Tshuva: No Shabbat Desecration Occurred

Yitzchak Tshuva expressed regret that the gas flow's arrival into Israel was being presented as having desecrated the Shabbat or the Pesach Holiday.

B’nei Akiva Conference Shuns Members Participation in Reality TV

"The movement calls on its members to not participate in reality shows that do not befit the movement's spirit."

Kosher for Passover Cigarettes for the Jew Who Has ‘Everything’

Pst! Heard the latest “humras” for Passover. A group of Haredi rabbis put their seal of approval for Kosher for Passover cigarettes. Israeli’s chief rabbis respond: Poison is not kosher at any time.

Neturey Karta Ask Obama for Protection from the Zionists

Treating the president as if he was, at least, a Rosh Yeshiva, if not a Rebbe, the good people of Meah Shearim prepared special posters adorned with American flags.

IDF, Religious Students Oppose Supermodel in Pro-Israel Ads

Israeli military officers and religious students are objecting to the selection of supermodel Bar Refaeli as part of an ad campaign to raise Israel's...

Livni: I Will Fight to Block Bennett’s ‘Israel Is Jewish’ Law

Believe it or not, but, after 65 years, Israel still does not have a constitution fully realizing its being a Jewish state.

Israel Has New Government

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

Police Car Damaged, Haredim Arrested over Archeological Dig

The protesters were claiming that there are Jewish burial caves nearby, which may not be disturbed.

Jewish Home Rabbi: We Are Not Against Haredim, We Are Against Shas

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu blames MK Aryeh Deri for sawing mistrust among the Orthodox parties.

Naftali Bennett: I’ll Take Care of my Haredi Brothers (Video)

"The state of Israel, all of us, are obligated to support the entire nation of Israel."

The Temple Mount Closed Down following Feiglin’s Visit

Jerusalem police sources said that MK Feiglin asked to enter one of the mosques that are closed to Jewish visitors.

Rabbi Auerbach: Army Service Means Eradication of Judaism

Refusing service is "a commandment one must obey even at the cost of their own life."

Bibi, Bennett, Yair Talks Breakthrough: Shas Gets Boot

Likud and Jewish Home circles say they've reached an understanding Haredi recruitment at age 21, Shas will not get Interior and Housing Portfolios.

51% Want Lapid, Bennett, Livni, Mofaz in Government, No Haredim

44% said they prefer their party to compromise on principles to join Netanyahu's coalition.

Bennett: Likud Wants Us Out, We’re Sticking with Lapid

Jewish Home has begun to promote principles previously associated almost exclusively with Yair Lapid's agenda.

Sarah Silverman’s Reform Rabbi Sister, Niece, Detained at the Kotel

One of the paratroopers in attendance announced that, after they had liberated the Kotel, everyone was welcome to pray there.

Rav Ovadia Yosef: Lapid a Scoundrel who Hates the Yeshivas

If Shas is invited to join the coalition, it is sure to torpedo most of Netanyahu's national agenda.

Lapid on Jerusalem and the Palestinians

Yesh Atid perceives a possible peace process as a response to an ensemble of threats looming over the State of Israel.

Rabbi Lior ‘Saddened’ by Rav Ovadia’s Attack on Jewish Home

On Saturday night, Rav Ovadia attacked the Jewish Home party saying it was not the home of Jews but of goyim.

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