A controversial bill that would enable local Orthodox rabbinates to bar non-Orthodox Jewish conversion ceremonies in publicly funded mikvehs was passed in the Knesset.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a video statement urging Israeli Arabs to play a greater role in Israeli society.
With the 100th anniversary of a key Zionist declaration approaching, the Palestinian Authority said it plans to sue Britain for issuing the edict.
Israeli fighter jets struck Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that landed in Israeli-controlled areas of the Golan Heights.
(JTA) — A former Georgia congresswoman claimed in a tweet that Israel is responsible for recent terror attacks in France and Germany. Former Georgia Rep. Cynthia McKinney tweeted Saturday night: “Same Israeli photographer captures Nice and Munich tragedies. How likely is that? Remember the Dancing Israelis?…” The tweet includes a link to a video about…
The two dominant media stories about LGBT life in Israel are convenient narratives serving political ends — not queer Israelis, Raphael Magarik writes.
(JTA) — Following the fifth death in two months of an Israeli child who had been left in a parked car, the country’s children welfare watchdog called for regulations that would prevent the recurrence of such cases. Vered Windman, the director of the Israel National Council for the Child, made the call Friday, urging the…
Jews who are supporting Trump because of Israel should do the opposite. A Trump presidency would be an existential threat to the Jewish state, Jay Michaelson writes.
Nir Barkat is joining the voices that seek to disenfranchise LGBTQ Israelis — voices that happen to be dominated by the ultra-Orthodox, Lana Adler writes.
Wide-eyed superwomen mesh with history in a gorgeous new exhibition by an emerging Israeli-Ethiopian artist, currently on view in Harlem.