Rabbi Riskin tried to put a leash on this cat and take it on a walkie when he told Ha'aretz he would accept Reform conversions should the Reform agree to the requirements of "immersion in the mikveh, circumcision, and basic knowledge and practice of Judaism."
Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.
The difference between Yair Netanyahu and Anthony Weiner and Hillary Clinton is that Israel is a Jewish state.
At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy
Former Justice Minister Moshe Nissim, appointed by Netanyahu to formulate government policy on conversions, only began to work on his assignment in November.
"It was heartwarming to see the Jewish sentiment waking up against the missionaries," the woman said.
Mike Huckabee doesn’t understand why Jews support Obama as “pro-Israel” because he doesn’t understand the psyche of a liberal American Jewish Democrat.
The self-image of American Jews, along with their self-perceptions, cosmopolitan approach, and value systems all developed before the birth of Israel.
The Israeli President let Obama use him as a prop to promote a pluralistic agenda that turned Hanukkah into an excuse for Obama's agenda.
What appears to be a bill driven by the urgent need to block Reform expansion in Israel may really be a land grab on the part of the Haredim.
A 13 year old boy was maced by a gang in Paris. He was an easy target due to his kipa and tzitzit. What should the family do?
The AG says the billviolates the core of the right to religious freedom and the right to equality.
At this point, the disgraced former Congressman is broke and does not stand a chance to regain any of his lost prestige.
"Superman and Captain America can be seen as Jewish creators imagining how they'd be awesome and powerful if they were white."
The final tally, which was conducted by a secret ballot, was 35 votes in favor, 14 against and 14 abstentions. The BDS measure was backed by 51 campus groups and 34 faculty members.
More than 20 cars and buildings in a Jewish community in north London were vandalized with swastikas. The Nazi symbol was drawn on approximately 27...
'Six million Jews, two-thirds of the Jews in Europe, murdered by the Nazi genocide. They were murdered by an evil that words cannot describe, and that the human heart cannot bear.'
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.
What's probably most stunning about the clergy's letter is that they demand that the Prime Minister defy the will of his elected coalition partners and impose rules to benefit some US tourists – and all of it in the name of democracy. One wonders if they understand the meaning of Democracy.
"We must remember that beyond the disagreements, we are all one family."
'This case is about the illegal, hostile takeover of a non-profit, academic association by leaders of an anti-Israel group.'
Levin, for his part, said it's annoying to be boycotted just when you're done explaining the boycotting is inappropriate.
Everybody in the place was careful not to mention Israel or Jews.
Israel's Rabbinate is caught in a pool of political quicksand over the issue of plurality at the Western Wall.
The Flemish Minister for Animal Welfare Ben Weyts has reversed his call for a ban on Jewish ritual slaughter in Belgium.