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Tzohar Launches Campaign to Improve Israeli Rabbinate, Rabbinic Services

Among the items that Tzohar is calling for will be to elect new rabbinical court judges who would be more open to the needs of the general public, not just the religiously observant sectors; and new guidelines for managing the marriage, divorce and conversion processes in Israel – three areas that have been particularly alienating to secular Israelis.

The Shabbos Project: Jews Worldwide Keeping This Shabbos Together

This Friday, millions of Jews in 340 cities around the world will be 'keeping it together.' The 7th day. Shabbat.

Chief of Staff’s Mom: I Wish He Had Been a Rabbi

Israel gets a mensch for Chief of Staff along with a Yiddishe Mama.

Lack of Adequate Buses to Tomb of Prophet Samuel

“There does appear to be an increase in demand and [so] we are significantly increasing service ... although we are limited in the number of minibuses that we have.”

Rabbi Aharon Leib Steinman’s Condition Stable following Emergency ICU Hospitalization

Sources at Rabbi Steinman's home told the media that his hospitalization followed "acute respiratory distress he had suffered for a few hours."

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.

Agunot Activist Woman Appointed to Panel for Jewish Judges

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...

Im Tirtzu Youth Remembering Slain Rabbi Miki Mark

Rabbi Mark's daughter, Orit, an active member of Im Tirtzu’s Youth Division, participated in the conference.

‘Common Enemy’ of IDF Draft Brings Vishnitz and Gur Together

The rabbinical leader of the Vishnitz Chas - the new Knesset law that Haredim must serve in the army just like every Jew in...

Henri’s in Tel Aviv Fined $890 a Month for Closing on Shabbat

Henri’s store, one of the few in the entire complex that’s adorned by a kosher certificate, and he is being fined for being closed on Shabbat.

National-Religious Rabbis to Participate in Haredi Anti-Draft Rally

While Dati-Leumi Rabbis show solidarity with Haredim, Haredi MK Gafni threatens to destroy Hesder yeshivot and the Settlements.

Rabbi Pinto Will Be Charged with Bribing Police Officer

The good Rabbi has disappeared in recent weeks, and no one in his network of institutions knows where he is.

Attorney General’s Office Ends the Silence over the Lies of ‘Breaking the Silence’

“Kudos to [Dean Issacharoff's] comrades in his company who refused to remain indifferent and were unwilling to remain silent while he lies."

Police Release All Jewish Boys Accused of Firebombing Arab Cab, No Charges Filed

The last of the youths detained in the fire bomb (Molotov cocktail) case have been released. Honenu attorney David HaLevi stated: “The detention was superfluous...

Collection of More than 3,000 Passover Haggadahs Displayed in Jerusalem

A collection of thousands of Passover haggadahs displayed in Jerusalem spans centuries and cities around the globe.

Netanyahu Heats Up Mimouna Celebration

Israelis heading to Mimouna celebrations in Or Akiva saw Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah at the party Saturday night.

Police Dressed as Arabs Incite Provocation in Jewish Village

The local security coordinator tried to alert the Army, but his calls were not answered.

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.

‘Photography Activist’ Udi Goren Shares the Beauty of Israel with US College Students

Visual storyteller and photographer Udi Goren tells the tale of Israel through the lens of his camera.

Neturei Karta Member Charged with Espionage for Iran

The accused was using an email account which he checked in Jerusalem Internet cafes.

Movement for the Jewish State to Oppose Almoz Nomination for head of Manpower Directorate

The Movement for the Jewish State says IDF Spokesperson Moti Almoz is inappropriate to head the army's human resources division.

Chief Rabbinate Backs Down, Accepts Rabbi Avi Weiss

The Israeli Chief Rabbinate has come to its sense before letting the damage get out of control.

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.

Kahane’s Grandson’s Wife: No Bris in Jail

The Ettinger family invites everyone to be their guests at the bris of the first born baby boy of Meir and Moriah Ettinger.

Yisrael Beitenu MK Says ‘Reform Movement Is not Jewish’

Reform leaders too often make themselves look silly by bending the Bible for their own convenience.

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