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Law College Demanding Chief Rabbi Let Women Take Ordination Exams

Hacohen demanded a quick response from the Rabbinate, or he would appeal to the Supreme Court.

Rare 1,500-Year-Old Wine Press and Church Model found in Israel

The ancient port of Ashkelon was a key point for trading Israeli wine. Archaeologists have unearthed a huge wine press and rare ceramic church model near the city’s old highway.

Homosexuals Arrested for Murder Originally Pinned on Orthodox

In 1995, “everyone” knew settlers murdered Rabin. The “settler” Yigal Amir was from the Haifa area. Four years ago, gays accused Haredi gay-haters for killing three homosexuals. Now police say, “Not so.”

Rabbis Allow XMas Trees in Kosher Israeli Hotels

Kashruth certification under Israel's Chief Rabbinate at local hotels is going to look -- and be -- vastly different from now on. Heads up, everyone.

Russian Orthodox ‘Holy Fire’ Flown to Russia from Jerusalem

Traditionally, hundreds of believers meet the fire carrying delegation at Vnukovo airport, to bring the fire to their parishes.

Chabad Co-Emissary in Nepal Hopes for ‘Only Good News’ in Video

Chabad co-emissary Chani Lifshiftz says "hundreds of Israelis" arrive safely at the Chabad House after deadly quake in Nepal.

NJ Rabbis Call on Fellow Jews to Pray for the People of Syria, in...

Rabbis in Englewood, New Jersey are calling on fellow Jews to recite psalms and pray for the innocent in Aleppo, Syria.

Knesset Debates Complaints that Restaurants Employing Olim Lose Kosher Certification

'According to the Halacha, only the person who cooks the food must be Jewish; the other workers do not have to be Jewish.'

Northern Islamic Movement Leader Sheikh Raed Salah Begins Prison Sentence

The Israeli Arab leader of the outlawed Northern Islamic Movement has entered prison near Be'er Sheva to begin his jail sentence.

Is It Time to Stop Fasting on the 17th of Tamuz?

It appears that in order to revoke an ancient law such as the fast of Tamuz 17, there really has to be a major consensus among all of us that the time of joy and gladness is here again.

Iftar Gathering in Hebron Shows Commonalities Between Israelis and PArabs

Palestinian Authority businessman Ashraf Jabari said it was “a subtle celebration of thoughtful conversation, mutual respect and heritage-enhanced relationships. These are the building blocks of the emergent Israeli-Palestinian market.”

African Christians Slaughtered by ISIS-Affiliates

ISIS brutally murders African Christians, blaming Christians for Muslim murders throughout the world.

Muslim Brotherhood Tweet on Jews Aimed at Jon Stewart (Video)

The link was from Al Jazeera featuring former CNN host Rick Sanchez on Jews and Stewart.

Jews in Israel Started Asking for Rain

Jews in the diaspora wait 60 days, until December 5 or 6, depending on whether February has 28 or 29 days, to begin their own appeal for rain.

US Jewish-Muslim Delegation Press Denmark on Slaughter Ban

A joint delegation of observant Muslims and Jews made the case to the Danish ambassador to the United States that his country’s ban on...

Spider-Man Makes Exodus from Williamsburg for Passover

Williamsburg, New York Haredim have finally convinced Columbia Pictures to halt filming of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in order not to cause parking problems...

Syrian Regime Encourages Israeli Druze Lynch of IDF Ambulance

Syrian state media was filled with praise for Israeli Druze who lynched an IDF ambulance bearing Syrian wounded.

American Islamic School Children Taught to ‘Liberate’ Land Belonging to Israel, and Praise ‘Blood...

The youngsters showed how they are being brainwashed to praise the “blood of martyrs” and “liberate” land belonging to the State of Israel.

Jerusalem Mayor to Close Central Supermarkets on Sabbath

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says he will force at least eight centrally-located supermarkets open on Sabbath to close on Saturdays.

Invisible Women: Censorship By Some Orthodox Publications

I think most people in society are able to look at modest pictures of women without it eliciting impure thoughts, said Rabbi Steven Pruzansky of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Book: Pope Francis Saw Jewish Therapist

The Pope criticizes Europe's attitude about the migration of asylum seekers from the Middle east.

A New Haggadah for Passover by StandWithUs

"The subsequent arrival in the ancestral land of Israel (immediately following the Exodus) should also be taught..."

Norway Official Wants to ‘Educate’ Jews against Circumcision

There is nothing worse for Jews than a good looking and do-good non-Jewish woman doctor who sees the world through her stethoscope and thinks Jews are ignorant of health because they circumcise babies.

Raelian Statement Condemns Zionism, Says Raelians Are the True Jews

The Raelians have taken replacement theology to intergalactic levels.

Deadly Bombing at Cairo’s Largest Coptic Christian Cathedral

Dozens of Egyptian Coptic Christians killed and injured in a bombing at the main cathedral in Cairo.

Secular Israeli Parents Say Religious Summer Camps ‘A Better Deal’

Secular Israeli Jews are sending their children to less costly religious camps this year.

Second Orthodox NY High School Allowing Girls to Don Tefillin

A second Modern Orthodox high school in New York has announced it will permit girls to wear tefillin during prayer. The Ramaz School in Manhattan...

Rep. John Conyers Apologizes for Louis Farrakhan’s Antisemitic Remarks

He actually uttered those words: "I sincerely offer my apologies."

2700 Year-Old Inscription in City of David Excavations

This fascinating find will be presented at Megalim's Annual Archaeological Conference which will take place on Thursday, August 29th in the City of David.

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