An outspoken Orthodox rabbi is taking on the megalith of Rabbinate power: Orthodox weddings.
Runners Without Borders is one of the only Israeli organizations that brings Jews and Arabs together for a common, fun purpose.
Millions of Syrian refugees have fled to Turkey, Lebanon and Syria. They’ve never sought refuge in Israel — but that is now starting to change.
Ultra-Orthodox legislators in Israel have turned Torah study into a sectoral privilege granting army exemption for Haredi men.
Since 1988, Levy has dedicated his career to one issue only: exposing Israel’s mistreatment of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza.
The video is infamous: in March an Israeli sergeant shot and killed a Palestinian who had already been lying for several minutes in the street, wounded and neutralized, after being shot while stabbing and wounding another soldier. Now, Abdul Fattah Sharif’s death is in its long second phase — the sergeant’s military trial. And though months have gone by, all of Israel remains consumed by it. But the father of the would-be stabber claims not to even be aware that the trial is underway.
Rabbi Daniel Landes recently ordained 20 men and women as rabbis in Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Day, first celebrated the year after the conquest of the Old City by Israeli paratroopers during the 1967 Six Day War, was established as an official state holiday by law in 1998. But in recent years, the day has become a flashpoint of verbal and physical violence between Jews and Arabs struggling over the most cherished sites of their respective religions.
Jewish activists who aim to rebuild the Second Temple in Jerusalem reveled in the slaughter of a lamb for Passover. The movement is gaining popularity — but will it spark new conflict, too?