Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday Iran had not crossed the “red line” he set for its nuclear programme, despite an assessment to the contrary by a former Israeli intelligence chief.
Right-wing Likud lawmaker Moshe Feiglin was told not to ascend the Temple Mount on orders of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has met twice in recent weeks with prominent settler leaders to discuss “price-tag” attacks carried out by extremist settlers against Palestinians and their property in the West Bank, along with other targets such as Israel Defense Forces bases and churches.
A Spanish couple that built a Jewish museum in Granada celebrated its opening day by getting married there.3
For the first time in the history of the Masorti movement, its rabbis performed conversions to Judaism in Portugal.
Bonfires lit throughout Israel in honor of Lag b’Omer burned out of control, as thousands remained stranded in Meron after celebrating at the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
Israel’s Cabinet authorized newly designed bank notes to be issued at the end of this year, despite concerns that all of the bills will feature Ashkenazi Jews.
Descendants of Jews from Cape Verde plan to rededicate a burial plot in the West African island state next week, largely thanks to funding by the king of Morocco.
A Dutch chief rabbi said his community was “vexed” because a farewell event for the Dutch queen was scheduled on Yom Kippur.5
Women seeking equal prayer rights at the Western Wall are planning a further challenge to Jewish Orthodox tradition at the site after a court ruling bolstered their cause, an activist said on Sunday.16
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