A former head of the Shas Sephardic Orthodox party slammed the Israeli Cabinet’s approval to expand the egalitarian section of the Western Wall, joining several politicians who have ridiculed the deal and liberal movements of Judaism.
Rescuers saved a woman who leapt from New York’s famed George Washington Bridge — and for one of them it wasn’t the first time playing hero on the Hudson.
The muckraking Jewish blog FailedMessiah is losing its publisher and sole writer, according to a statement posted February 2.
Now that there will be a secondary space to which one can banish the Kotel’s undesirables, will others be shunted away — including certain men?
The moment Leah Paretzky got divorced, she lost her status as part of the ruling class of her ultra-Orthodox community.
Israeli lawmakers approved an amendment that further postpones the mandatory military conscription of haredi Orthodox men and removes the penalties for not enlisting.
A Jewish man was stabbed multiple times outside a kosher pizzeria in Italy, in what the World Jewish Congress said is believed to have been a targeted attack.
Did we need the Pew Research Center to tell us American haredim are different than other Jews? It’s no surprise that American haredi Orthodox Jews marry young, have big families, care more about religion and skew further right politically than the rest of the American Jewish community.
A debate among Orthodox men on the removal of women’s images from public spaces and media leads Elana Stokzman to offer a subversive suggestion. Add a woman’s voice to the discussion.