Levin, for his part, said it's annoying to be boycotted just when you're done explaining the boycotting is inappropriate.
“Why is this happening? Our rabbis believe many of their non-Jewish congregants seek greater meaning in life than they found elsewhere."
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.
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.
"It was heartwarming to see the Jewish sentiment waking up against the missionaries," the woman said.
In the long-term, Israel shouldn't over-invest in those communities, as it is impossible to stop their descent into assimilation.
Only 30 % of European Jews will attend high holiday services; 1/4 fear wearing Jewish symbols.
Postal officials refuse mailmen's request to be relieved of the job to deliver Baptist cult material that may be illegal.
"The response by the Progressive Jewish leaders to her remarks was natural and completely understandable, but blind to their own international interest."
It is not an easy fact to swallow, but the real demographic problem for Jews is in the Diaspora and not in Israel.
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."
The Bennett solution resolves the conflict in a peaceful way, which is not something the Reform and Conservative movements want.
Egypt's chief cleric reprimanded Israel for allowing its holy city to be sullied with a nude dance performance.
Israel's Cabinet Secretary call on those exploiting the government's Western Wall decision to be precise with the facts.
'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.'
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.
At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.
In Berlin 2015, a major Jewish monthly magazine is now delivered in plain wrapping paper -- to minimize the chance of attack.
Israeli MK Yuli Edelstein tells Chabad rabbis why he "lost it" over tefillin in a Soviet labor camp.
A large majority of Israelis are willing to support an increase in benefits to help new immigrants succeed.
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.
The IDF has confirmed in a letter to Yad L'Achim that soldiers will not be taken to missionary events.
The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.
If US Jews were to make Aliyah at the rate the Jewish Agency expects from France, Israel would have 1 million more Jews.
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.
The chief rabbis concluded that a new outline altogether was needed for the Kotel, one which would not recognize the reform at all.
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-Semitism is alive and well -- and thriving -- in London. It will get a boost on March 22, 2015.
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.
Israel Police Dept. raises the security presence in the nation's integrated Muslim-Jewish cities, such as Ramle.