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Livni, Bennett Back Bill to Pretend Jews Need Only One Chief Rabbi

The idea of “One Rabbi for One People” sounds lovely, but can Jews really get along with each other if they have nothing to argue about?

Meet the Women of the Temple Mount

Several hundred women dare to pray near the Western Wall where they usually are prohibited. Several hundred men also are there. Women of the Wall? No. Meet the Women of the Temple Mount.

More Religious Jewish Women Serving in the IDF Than Ever Before

It is absolutely critical that religious Jewish girls have a support network throughout their IDF service.

GW Bush Fundraising for Proselytizers of Jews in America and Israel

The Messianic Jewish Bible Institute mission is to train leaders for Jewish ministry around the world.

Israeli Rabbinical Court Forcing Divorcée to Circumcise Son

The woman argued that the rabbinical court does not have jurisdiction over her son.

Tzohar Founder Attacking Rabbinate Proposal to Revoke his Ordination

Rav Ovadia's son, himself never qualified to be a rabbinical judge, has proposed to get rid of Rabbi David Stav, one of the few learned men in Israel who are qualified.

Future Christian Bible Museum May Partner with Israeli Museums

The upcoming international Bible museum in Washington, D.C., which has yet to be named and is slated for opening in 2017, will seek to...

For 5,200 Rabbis and Guests, a Night of Inspiration

It was the culmination of four days of learning, togetherness and inspiration that the Lubavitcher Rebbe first encouraged his shluchim to convene back in 1983.

Hundreds of WOW Pray Peacefully

In a display of the changes the group has experienced this year, Women of the Wall held a peaceful prayer service under police protection...

Brave New Nation: 30 New Rabbinical Courts to Process Conversions

Stern's pending bill already appears to enjoy the initial, albeit tacit, support of Naftali Bennett's Jewish Home.

It’s Rosh Chodesh and no WOW at the Kotel

No WOW, no violence – did Moshiach arrive while I was in shul?

Exposé: Kosher Slaughterhouse Abused Animals; Kashrus in Doubt

One of Israel’s largest slaughterhouses has been caught on film with animal abuse and evidence that some of the slaughtered animals sold to consumers...

Waze to Direct Israelis to Synagogues and Mikvehs

The Israeli company Waze, recently bought by Google for more than $1 billion, soon will be programmed to direct Israelis to the synagogue and...

Quebec to Tighten Regulations on kosher, Halal Meat Production

Quebec’s agricultural minister is looking to tighten regulations for kosher and halal meat production. “We want the slaughter to happen in the most complete conditions...

Tzohar Rabbis Group Says New Law to Help Stop Assimilation

The new law that the Knesset passed Monday night to allow couples to register for marriages wherever they want will help prevent civil marriages...

Revolution: Knesset Approves Marriage for Straight Couples

Haredi MK Gafni has long embraced the tactic of resisting unfavorable registration by throwing a tantrum.

Revolutionary Marriage Reform Law Spells End to Haredi Domination

A seemingly minor law on where couples can register for marriage permits passed the Knesset and opens a new era in which Israelis will not be at the mercy of Haredi rabbis’ demands.

Lack of ‘Kosher Cop’ in New York a Problem for Kosher Consumers

The departure of the head of the Kosher Law Enforcement Division of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets has created a...

Former UK Chief Rabbi’s Future: ‘Working With Students’

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks told an audience at Eastern College on Thursday, Oct. 24, that he intends to dedicate the rest of his life working with students. He said he wants to support and encourage students to do great things for others.

Thousands to Celebrate Shabbat Chayei Sarah in Hebron

Tomorrow, together with literally tens of thousands here in Hebron and Kiryat Arba, we will read in the Torah how Abraham, almost 4,000 years ago, purchased the Caves of Machpela for us, his children.

French Politicians, Clergymen Back Petition Defending Circumcision

More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...

Israeli Clock Change to Cut Time Difference with US – for One Week

Israel goes back to Standard time, known as “winter” time, at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, leaving only a six-hour and nine-hour difference from the...

5,200 to Attend Annual Chabad Gathering in New York

Originally published at Chabad.org. Chabad Lubavitch emissaries will begin arriving in New York next week from all parts of the world for the Kinus Hashluchim—the...

Israel Displays Rare Biblical Manuscripts for First Time

More than 200 of the rarest and most important Biblical manuscripts and texts were on display Wednesday night in an historical “Book of Books”...

Obama Asking Jewish Guy to Fix Troubled Obamacare Website

The multimillionaire Zients, ranked 25 on Fortune magazine's list of the 40 richest Americans under age 40, is able to fix anything.

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