The Western Wall Rabbi told Haredi girls to – in effect – let the Women of the Wall pray as they wish. An analogy to “let sleeping dogs lie” would be taken the wrong way.
Practices covered by the resolution include female genital mutilation and the circumcision of young boys for religious reasons.
Move over Kohn Kerry and let the moviemakers take over. It took five years of negotiations for an IMAX visual tour of Jerusalem, including the three major religions, to come to the screen.
The Women of the Wall are unhappy again. Yes, they can read from the Torah, but now that have no scroll. It was damaged by dampness, and WoW blames the government for lack of proper storage.
A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...
Banning Jewish circumcisions used to be anti-Semitic. Today it is called a “violation of human rights.” Why aren’t there protests for children’s rights to watch porno and get sick on junk food?
Three sukkahs, two in the United States and one in Israel, will share the title of "Number One Sukkah" as the winners of the...
Jerusalem police once again have prohibited Jews from visiting the Temple Mount because of security officials' unintended admission that they cannot or do not...
On Sunday morning, the traditional Birkat Cohanim, Blessing of the Priests, was held in the Kotel courtyard. The Kotel was packed.
Does your Sukkah stand up to the challenge as the “best in the world.” The Jewish Agency will be the judge in its “Sukkathon 2013” competition.
If the Women of the Wall want equality with men, why don’t they try to perform the Priestly Blessing at the Western Wall? Do tribal distinctions contradict “equality?” If so, who needs a Reform "rabbi?"
His explanation came in the form of a good bye letter saying it was "time to retire."
“Auctioning” off the honor of being called to the Torah and for the privilege of reading the “Haftorah,” or “Maftir” section of the Prophets,...
The IDF is nothing if not innovative. For soldiers who are on the front lines during the Yom Kippur Fast, the army suggests they suck on popsicles to keep their strength without violating to laws of the fast.
Israel has one life support. It starts with Yom Kippur.
Criminals who observe the Sabbath forgot that Torah also commands not to endanger others, but New York City narcotic agents have now made sure...
‘Peace talks’ are an excuse to avoid THE issue - the Temple Mount – but the PA pushes it in media, warns of religious war. Housing Minister blesses at the site. Fatah terrorists warn of ‘violent Friday.”
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has appointed the first woman as one of the members of the State Committee for the Appointment of Rabbinical Court...
Dr. Mazar estimates the treasure was abandoned during the Persian conquest of Jerusalem, in 614 CE.
‘What’s good for the Jews is good for the Muslims,” says a French Islamic website citing the closure of a city street for Jews through the High Holidays. It demands the same for Muslim street prayers.
Apples area mainstay of Rosh HaShanah, when Jews dip them in honey and bless it as sign of a sweet year, which this year should be very sweet if 15,000 tons apples can do the trick.
The Women of the Wall was so focused on Haredim that the girls forgot to ask Jordan for permission to pray in their own minyan. Now maybe the WoW will wake up to reality and pray on the Temple Mount.
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.
It turns out that there exists a less invasive method of circumcision, which does not fully remove the foreskin.
"Today this affects Women of the Wall but tomorrow it will affect every Israeli and Jew around the world…."