Florida Sober Passover Seder to Accommodate Jews in Treatment Centers
“There’s something bittersweet about a Seder for someone on the road to recovery. After all, Passover celebrates liberation from captivity, something an individual in recovery longs to experience."
Released Time Program Distributes Shmurah Matzah to Hundreds of NYC Public School Students
The Released Time program allow for public school students with parental permission to take time during regular school hours to receive religious instruction.
Netanyahu Serves as Sandak (Godfather) at Chief of Staff’s Newborn’s Bris
Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu walked home from the event in honor of Shabbat, a distance of about 1.2 kilometers.
Bar Ilan Professor Solves Age Old Issue: How Big Was the Talmudic Egg?
Bar-Ilan U. Prof. Zohar Amar discovered ancient eggs were smaller than previously believed.
120 New Young Jewish Men at Colel Chabad’s Western Wall Bar Mitzvah
“We are in the year of Hakhel, the Jewish year specifically calling for us to gather together, and there is no more important time for this to happen than today, with all that is going on in Israel.”
Book of Judges Explains Why the Left Continues to Rule Israel
We are now engaged in a historic rebellion against the powers that be.
United Hatzalah to Secure the Miracle Worker Rebbe Reb Elimelech’s Gravesite on his Yahrzeit
The yahrzeit will begin tonight, Monday, the 21st of Adar, March 13, and continues until Tuesday at dusk.
Gafni Pushing Hospital Chametz Ban, Rabbinic Arbitration, AG Objecting
The bill stresses that the chametz provision would not apply to hospitals "in the non-Jewish sector."
Major Liberal Orthodox Journalist Comes Out, Rehashing Debate of Homosexuality in Religious Community
This kind of discussion in such an open and popular form is a new thing.
Shas Bill: 6 Months in Jail for ‘Improper Behavior’ at the Kotel
The Shas bill will most likely never see the light of day.
United Hatzalah Delegation Rescues Ukrainian Jewish Man from Christian Burial
"Most of our emergencies are usually focused on saving lives, but we help wherever and whenever we can.”
Defective Chip: RZP MKs Who Know Better Slammed by Leftists and Bibi
Please, don’t mess up anymore, RZP lawmakers. No more idle interviews. You don't have to please anyone, you only have to win.
In Russia, ‘Despite the Situation, Permits Were Given’ for a Public Hanukkah Menorah Lighting
A large crowd of people participated in the joyous celebration, even though it was snowing and freezing cold.
Biden Cites the Talmud at Hanukkah Reception while UN Envoy Equates Jews with Terrorists
Also on hand at the reception was Charlie Cytron-Walker, who saved three hostages from a synagogue.
Court Compels YU to Recognize Gay Club
All the way back in 1970, Rav Yosef Ber Soloveitchik called on Yeshiva University to reverse its “non-sectarian” trend.
Historic First: Women Take Israeli State Exam in Jewish Religious Law
Among the subjects tested were Sabbath laws, marriage and divorce, family purity and mourning.
Zoom Slip Reveals Get-Refuser’s Location, Aguna Wife Goes Free
“The court approached this case with patience and understanding," said Attorney Cohen.
Meet Religious Zionist Simcha Rothman, Ben Gvir’s Moderate Ally
“We want to restore the system through evolution, not revolution.”
Chief Rabbi Lau: Newborn IVF Girl Belongs to Birth Mother
Rabbi Lau acknowledged that there are contrary halakhic opinions.
Tel Aviv Municipality Bans Slaughtering Chickens ON Yom Kippur
The folks at city hall have either never been to a kapparot service, or a Yom Kippur service, or neither.
New Research Project Examines how Shabbat Dinner can Build Social Connections
“There’s a real fraying of society and social connectedness,” says project leader Arielle Levites. “Shabbat dinner, in particular, is often used by Jewish communities as a tool for fostering connection and community.”
Minister Michaeli Lets Municipalities Potentially Run Public Transportation on Shabbat
As a political move, fifty-some days ahead of a national election, it’s a dynamite move.
Report: Liberman Forcing his Drivers to Work on Shabbat
"The bureau's employees are required to be flexible according to the minister's schedule."
Chief Rabbinate Bans Burial of Get Refusers’ Dying Father
This is not the first time that the rabbinic courts in Israel try to put pressure on a get refuser through sanctions against his relatives.
Jellyfish Swarm in Israel Unusually Intense as 9 B’Av Approaches
It has been established that the swarm of “meduzas” arrive on Israel’s shores around Tamuz 17 and floats away after 9 B’Av.
Report: Rabbi Eliezer Melamed Met with Conservative Leaders to Avoid Kotel Violence on 9...
Rabbi Melamed said that if more people wish to pray in a mixed group, “the authorities will increase and expand the Ezrat Israel section for them as needed."
Women Scholars Gather in Jerusalem for First Seminar on Leadership in Torah and Halakha
We were treated to a range of master classes with some of the greatest women Torah scholars of our generation.
Former Interior Minister Deri Urging AG to Appeal Zoom Marriage Ruling
Altering through a court ruling how the state of Israel handles marriages is an extreme example of judicial radicalism.
Israeli District Court Upholds Civil Marriages Over Zoom
Should the state of Israel find a better solution for almost 1,000 people each year who are rejected by rabbinical law?
Gush Etzion 19-Year-Old Completes Shas for Second Time
Nadav intends to continue setting aside time for Torah every single day, despite the demanding upcoming military service.