Reform Movement Boycotting Israeli Tourism Minister

Levin, for his part, said it's annoying to be boycotted just when you're done explaining the boycotting is inappropriate.

Growing Number of Non-Jews Attend Synagogue in Germany, Poland

“Why is this happening? Our rabbis believe many of their non-Jewish congregants seek greater meaning in life than they found elsewhere."

Netanyahu Buries Reform Kotel Section in Committee

The "difficulties" came in the form of both ultra-Orthodox parties in Netnayahu's coalition who declared their absolute objection to any official recognition of any Reform presence.

Divine Rage? Kotel Stone Falls on Reform Prayer Platform [Video]

To calculate the erosion in the different kinds of limestone that make up the Western Wall, in 2014 researchers from Hebrew University used a laser scan to create an accurate three-dimensional computer model.

Bus Driver Waited Patiently for Passenger Who Was Removing Missionary Posters

"It was heartwarming to see the Jewish sentiment waking up against the missionaries," the woman said.

Netanyahu: Non-Orthodox American Jewry Will Disappear in a Generation or Two

In the long-term, Israel shouldn't over-invest in those communities, as it is impossible to stop their descent into assimilation.

One-Quarter of European Jews Fear Wearing Jewish Symbols in Public

Only 30 % of European Jews will attend high holiday services; 1/4 fear wearing Jewish symbols.

Religious Mailmen Complain They Have to Deliver Missionary Propaganda

Postal officials refuse mailmen's request to be relieved of the job to deliver Baptist cult material that may be illegal.

Hotovely’s Remarks Were ‘Right on the Mark’

"The response by the Progressive Jewish leaders to her remarks was natural and completely understandable, but blind to their own international interest."

Avigdor Lieberman Warns US Jews ‘You Are Facing a Catastrophe’

It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.

Jewish GOP Candidate Invites Messianic Clergy to Eulogize Pittsburgh Victims at Pence Rally

An anonymous Pence aide told the AP that Jacobs "was not invited by the VP's office to speak on behalf of the Jewish community."

Analysis: Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s ‘Protest Prayer’ May Be Just What Reform Campaign Needed

The Bennett solution resolves the conflict in a peaceful way, which is not something the Reform and Conservative movements want.

Egypt’s Chief Cleric Scolds Israel Over Nude Dancers in Holy City of Jerusalem

Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.

Government: Stop Exploiting the Kotel Issue

Israel's Cabinet Secretary call on those exploiting the government's Western Wall decision to be precise with the facts.

Conservative Movement Reverses Ezra the Scribe, Admits Gentiles

'Now honor the Lord, the God of your ancestors, and do his will. Separate yourselves from the peoples around you and from your foreign wives.'

Survey: 93% of Reform Clergy Ordained after 2010 Officiate at Interfaith Weddings

Simple logic suggests that the number of actual Jews in the Reform and Reconstructionist movements is bound to grow even smaller as the number of "interfaith" marriages grow.

Tuesday the Rabbi Was Kicked Out for Performing Intermarriages

At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.

Berlin 2015: Jewish Magazines Now Arrive in Plain Paper for Safety

In Berlin 2015, a major Jewish monthly magazine is now delivered in plain wrapping paper -- to minimize the chance of attack.

MK Yuli Edelstein Tells Chabad Rabbis Why He ‘Lost It’ Over Tefillin

Israeli MK Yuli Edelstein tells Chabad rabbis why he "lost it" over tefillin in a Soviet labor camp.

Large Majority of Israelis Support More Benefits to New Immigrants

A large majority of Israelis are willing to support an increase in benefits to help new immigrants succeed.

Florida Ike Comes to his Senses, Won’t Cash his Israel Bonds, All Is Forgiven

Also, as we have mentioned, taking his money out of his ten-day Israel Bond would have cost him plenty. Ike may be angry but he's not a fool.

IDF Promises Yad L’Achim, ‘Soldiers Won’t Be Taken to Missionary Events’

The IDF has confirmed in a letter to Yad L'Achim that soldiers will not be taken to missionary events.

MK Smotrich: Keep the Falash Mura in Africa

The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.

Jewish Agency Planning for Massive Aliyah of 120,000 French Jews

If US Jews were to make Aliyah at the rate the Jewish Agency expects from France, Israel would have 1 million more Jews.

Juan Thompson Pleads Guilty to Fake Bomb Threats Against Jewish Institutions

He told the court he intended "to disrupt my ex-romantic partner's life and cause her great distress" after she had ended their relationship.

Netanyahu Cancels Cabinet Orthodox Meeting on New Outline for Reform, Kotel

The chief rabbis concluded that a new outline altogether was needed for the Kotel, one which would not recognize the reform at all.

President Erdogan Sends Hanukkah Greetings to Turkey’s Jews, Beats Obama to Holiday!

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lost no time this year in publicly offering warm Chanukah greetings to the nation's Jewish community, even ahead of US Pres. Obama.

Anti-Semitic Rally Opposing ‘Jewification’ of Britain

Anti-Semitism is alive and well -- and thriving -- in London. It will get a boost on March 22, 2015.

Left, Right, Agree: Intermarriage Marks Demise of US Jewish Community

Using the great, eye opening Pew study of 2013, Cohen points out that the signs of Jewish life in intermarried Jewish families are fast diminishing.

Security Presence to be Raised in Integrated Cities

Israel Police Dept. raises the security presence in the nation's integrated Muslim-Jewish cities, such as Ramle.

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