4 Days Before Deadline, Netanyahu Preparing for New Elections

Netanyahu's fixer, Natan Eshel, has not given up his effort to recruit a Kachol Lavan deserter, who would give the PM a 61-seat coalition, with Liberman out.

Pesach Sheni – A Second Chance on The Second Passover

In its deeper meaning, the day represents a second chance achieved through the power of teshuva – repentance, or “return.”

New Community Center Opens in ‘Fiddler’s’ Anatevka

The space will serve various community needs and function as a medical rehabilitation center.

2 More Jewish Schools Closed by NYC Health Dept Over Measles Vaccination Order Violation

Two more Jewish schools have been closed by the New York City Department of Health due to unwillingness to comply with an order to...

Israel Mourns Passing of Kaliver Rebbe, zt’l

The Admor gave voice the spiritual heroism of Jews during the Holocaust and did all he could to honor the memory of its victims.

3-yr-old NY Boy Dies After Hit by Bus in Beitar Illit

The child and his family were visiting relatives in the community for the Passover holiday.

Report: East Broadway Building Housing UJC, Agudas Harabonim, Poilishe Shtible, Sold

120 years later, this major part of Jewish history has been downgraded to a miscellaneous religious facility in Chinatown…

Brooklyn Jewish Preschool Closed by Health Dept for Violation of Measles Vaccine Order

Since the emergency order was issued another 44 new cases have been reported, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 329.

Liberman Vs. Haredim on IDF Draft Threatens Netanyahu’s Coalition Building Efforts

With his 5 Knesset seats, Liberman could make life difficult for a Netanyahu 60-seat coalition, should he join forces with the 55-seat opposition, which includes two Arab parties.

7 Torah Scrolls Burned in Tiberias Synagogue Fire

The cause of the Election Day blaze is not yet clear.

Belzer Rebbe Tells Followers to Stay in Israel Until After Elections

"Everyone must help, work, act and volunteer for election work to increase the number of people who vote for UTJ," said the Rebbe.

Skulener Rebbe Rabbi Yisroel Avrohom Portugal, zt’l, Passes Away

The Rebbe, zt'l was known for the thousands of niggunim he composed.

Chief Sephardi Rabbi Blocks Hotels Passover Guide over Extreme Strictness

Rabbi Yosef explained his decision, saying, "They followed the rule of 'the more stringent the better,' and made up many, many Chumrot (stringent rules)."

Gantz’s Williamsburg Relative: We Hope He Fails

The one blessing Rabbi Gantz had to offer General Gantz was: "May God help him to repent and not be crazy anymore."

Despite Criticism, Commissioner Hell-Bent on Enforcing ‘Substantially Equivalent’ Curriculum in Yeshivas

The 'Substantially Equivalent' law demands well beyond what any Yeshiva can provide without seriously impairing its ability to provide Torah studies.

London Beit Din Dayan Resigns, Cites Falling Short of Standards

Rabbi Abraham said he had been “under exceptional strain and stress for some time which has taken its inevitable toll."

Myriad Haredim Clash with Reform, Women of the Wall, on Rosh Chodesh Adar

WOW demanded the use of the PA system. Needless to say, the request – which was tantamount to asking firefighters for a light – was rejected by Rabbi Rabinovitch.

Delegation of Neturei Karta & Son of IDF General Snubbed by Ilhan Omar

Omar's communications director and strategist said Ilhan "did not and has no plans to" meet with her uninvited guests.

Report: Haredi Parties Would Join Gantz Provided He Dumps Lapid from Rotation

"We have no problem with Gantz in the first place, our problem is with Lapid," a source inside UTJ told Maariv.

21 Measles Cases in One Williamsburg Yeshiva in One Month

The problems this yeshiva has had with vaccinating its students go back to 1981, when its principal was fined by New York City's Health Department for failing to insure that his students were properly immunized.

Haredi Court Furious at Drumming Bride Fiasco

Several holy Jews who watched the video of the harmless event online alerted to Badatz, the kashrut supervision department of the Eda Haredit, which supervises the wedding hall.

NYC Health Dept. Issues Advisory for Orthodox Jews Traveling to Israel

Most of the affected neighborhoods in New York City have been those with large Orthodox Jewish populations, particularly the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Borough Park and Williamsburg.

Jerusalem Rabbis Issue Appeal to Public: Avoid the Temple Mount

“There is no permission for foreigners or for Jews to enter there, even if we cannot at present prevent foreigners' entry."

Litzman, Gafni: No Coalition Government with Lapid, Ever

"The man who preaches to us to study core curriculum subjects and didn't finish high school."

Shas Candidate Gives Up Campaign over French Citizenship

A Knesset member must give up his or her foreign citizenship, which Saada is currently not prepared to do.

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