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Tel Aviv Mayor: Opening Shops on Shabbat ‘Won’t Disturb Anyone’

“Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose” – Janis Joplin.

Hadassah Hospital Organizes Son’s Wedding At the Window So Critically Ill Father Can Attend...

“The opportunity to enable the father to watch and attend his son’s wedding, especially when he is so very ill, is an unforgettable moment."

Holy Crisis Intervention From Beyond the Grave

A dynamic young man who left this world far earlier than expected still managed to help another Jew, even from beyond the grave.

US Ambassador David Friedman’s Passover Message: ‘Next Year in Jerusalem’ Has Special Meaning This...

“To be here for Passover in Israel is a very special moment for me," says US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.

96-Yr-Old Holocaust Survivor Olympian Wins Israel Prize

Agnes Keleti holds more Olympic gold medals than anyone else in the State of Israel.

Berlin Rabbi Urges European Rabbis to ‘Help Save EU’ to Keep Jews Safe

Rabbi Teichtel of Berlin is urging all European rabbis to be proactive in trying to hold the European Union together, for the safety of Europe's Jews.

‘We Cannot Allow This to Become the New Normal’

“We light up the world with acts of goodness and kindness. That’s the essence of Chanukah, and that is the antidote to hatred and bigotry.”

Overnight Prayers for Kidnapped Boys at Western Wall

Israel's chief rabbis led prayers Saturday night at the Western Wall for the safe return of boys kidnapped by terrorists.

English-Speaking Ohr Samayach Yeshiva to Build in Eastern Jerusalem

Israelis not only live where the world says they are forbidden but also teach Torah as a Light unto the Nations.

Hebrew Union Pres. Pulls Fast One in Non-Jewish Rabbi Debate

The President of HUC-JIR, sent The Jewish Press an angry letter suggesting there are Orthodox sources supporting patrilineal descent.

Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.

Military Rabbi Checking Unit’s Eruv Foiled Terrorist Attack

During his inspection tour, Rabbi Shnerb noticed two suspicious individuals hiding on the slope below the post.

Netanyahu Heats Up Mimouna Celebration

Israelis heading to Mimouna celebrations in Or Akiva saw Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah at the party Saturday night.

Australian Rabbi: Love Muslims and Everything Will Be OK

Is Woodstock still leading the world to destruction?

Religious Courts that Work Together: The Ultimate Statement of Mutual Recognition

"If everyone would ask himself, ‘What does God want from me?’ that would bring us together.”

Remembering Ezra Schwartz, hy’d, By Creating a Garden at Oz veGaon

Sometimes the best way to honor and hold the memory of a departed soul is through building or planting new life. And so it was at Oz veGaon.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin to ‘Stay On No Matter What’ Says Efrat Mayor

Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin plans appeal to Supreme Court over fight to stay in his position; city's mayor also vows support.

300,000 Good Deeds Help Dedicate Torah Scroll in Jerusalem

The new Torah scroll was written within the framework of 'Jerusalem50' -- a project honoring the 50th anniversary of a unified Jerusalem.

Egypt Protects Ghana’s Israeli Football Coach

Egypt has extended protection to an Israeli football coach for Ghana, after receiving threats on his life from Egyptian "fans."

Analysis: Leftwing Orthodox Rabbis Attack Trump, Cite the Yerushalmi

Frankly, even if one does not support Trump's xenophobic attacks on "Rapist Mexicans" and "the Muslims," a group of 45 learned rabbis could have come up with a more convincing, perhaps intellectually challenging argument.

New Program Trains Mikvah Attendants to Deal with ‘Complex Psychosocial Issues’

Discussions are focused on some of the more delicate and complex issues facing women in the Jewish community.

Arsonists Torch Queen Esther & Mordechai’s Historic Tomb in Hamedan, Iran

Under the Ayatollahs and the terrorist movements they have spawned, in recent years there have been annual anti-Semitic protests at the holy site."

Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman in ICU at Bnei Brak Hospital

The public is asked to pray for the health of Rav Aharon Yehuda Leib ben Gitel Feige, b'toch sha'ar cholei Yisrael.

Interior Ministry: Only 37.5% of Olim Not Jewish

The data the Authority published today about the Jewish identity of olim reflects the fact that some of them have been converted in Israel.

Spanish Hotel Built on 15th Century Synagogue Opens New Shul

A Spanish hotel built on the remains of a 15th century synagogue opened a new synagogue on its seventh floor. The opening last week at...

Netanyahu Sells Israel’s Chametz to Abu Ghosh Resident

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu participated in the ceremony to sell the State of Israel's chametz to Abu Ghosh resident Hussein Jabar.

2 New Chief Rabbis Elected for Jerusalem After 10-Yr Hiatus

Israel's holy capital of Jerusalem once more celebrates the election of both an Ashkenazi and Sephardic Chief Rabbi Jewish spiritual guidance in the city.

Rohr Jewish Learning Institute Launches Great Debates: 6-Part Course on Dead Sea Scrolls &...

"The texts we study are ancient, but the ideas are as exciting and relevant as ever.”

Kurdish Jews Scrambling to Save Prophet Nahum’s Crumbling Tomb in ISIS Territory

Nahum of Elqosh predicted the fall of the Assyrian Empire and its capital Nineveh.

Chief Justice Keeps Israeli Courts Open Rosh Hashanah

It's a fascinating—and rare—case in which the rights of an individual to a speedy trial clash with the identity of the Jewish state.

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