"In the framework of the rules of the Temple Mount, in accordance with the status quo in the area, ritual activity with overt external features, including the four species, is forbidden."
"TODAY, I was 'FIRED' from volunteering because I identify as Jewish (discovering my Jewish heritage recently)."
It’s an emotionally grinding drill that was all too familiar to Arele and David Weingarten, when their mother, Miriam succumbed to the disease after prolonged cancer treatment.
This year, instead of seeing your children as a distraction from the path to spiritual preparation for Yom Tov, look to them to guide you towards a year of growth.
"The struggle for same-sex couples' right to marry is part of the struggle for civil marriages in Israel, since it is clear that religious law, which regulates marriages and divorces in the state, does not allow it."
So far the Rebbe has not responded. But the mayor and local Chabadniks went out to dance in the streets of Herzliya, which did a lot to alleviate the tension.
The Smith Institute survey proves for the Nth time that the polls yield results based on how you write the questions, or, in this case, how you cut your random sample of respondents.
What's probably most stunning about the clergy's letter is that they demand that the Prime Minister defy the will of his elected coalition partners and impose rules to benefit some US tourists – and all of it in the name of democracy. One wonders if they understand the meaning of Democracy.
Miraculously, the Jewish texts which have withstood almost 2,000 years of exile, have stood up to Houston's flood waters.
Instead of accepting a free omelet, the offended Jewish woman is suing Denny's for breach of contract and negligent representation, and is asking for monetary damages for emotional and physical distress from having eaten bacon.
Daily Torah seminars exploring the Jewish message behind sports and the meaning of competition will take place at one of the two Pyeongchang Chabad centers and at the Jewish room in the Olympic Village.
In the picture there's only one occupying force, way back, behind the nice storming lady in the green shirt. All the other occupying forces were probably having lunch at the time.
Channel 20 CEO Sachi Franz issued a statement expressing his frustration at the "absurd" situation in which a ratings-based, commercial channel is expected to offer screen time to every Tom, Dick and Shlomo who represent insignificant Jewish movements.
MK Glick responded acerbically to Netanyahu's "gesture," suggesting it was a hoax the PM is staging ahead of his government's response to a petition he filed with the High Court of Justice against the ban.
The school was inspected and items were confiscated during the riots on and outside the Temple Mount in mid-July.
The high schools at the bottom of the list in terms of their students' eligibility for a matriculation certificate include eight Arab and two Haredi institutions.
YES program was established by Congress in October 2002, in response to the events of September 11, 2001 (when 19 Arab terrorists attacked two major commercial skyscrapers in downtown New York City, killing upwards of 3,000 innocent American civilians).
"Whoever wants a more thorough explanation, let him ask what used to happen to some children in Europe, whose blood was mixed in with the dough of the [Jewish] holy bread."
“Roger Waters is a global symbol of Jew Hatred that should not be welcome in Nashville or anywhere else in the United States of America.”
You could finish Ma'ariv with the minyan, then even do Kiddush Levanah, if the sky isn't overcast, change into your leather shorts and hit the festival.
Muslim women are more likely than men to say they stand out in society due to their physical appearance – 49% compared with only 27% of Muslim men.
One IDF soldier was hit with a stone in his face and broke two teeth. He was evacuated to hospital.
At the hearing, the Police representative claimed that the detainees had been arrested because they had violated the public order during their visit to the Temple Mount by ripping their clothes.
Other than that one Jordanian Waqf agent, the Temple Mount was almost empty of Muslims Sunday.
In recent years, the knitted yarmulkes, which fill the junior and middle echelons of the IDF, have not been promoted to the senior command of the army.
The Jordan Times' version of the King Abdullah's announcement Saturday already scrubbed out the anti-Semitic tidbit, but it was clear that the King is stressed enough by recent events to shake out the ant-Jewish genie in the bottle.
The President of the United States of America and her 300 millions citizens simply can't understand this barbaric attack.
'We are currently running a fundraising campaign to purchase a ZAKA Chesed Truck.'
Jordanian police confiscated tefillin, talitot, kipot, and prayer books, and even forbade prayer in their hotel rooms.
What ensued will likely continue to divide Israeli society between those who believe terrorists have, by definition, given up their civil rights and must be killed on sight, and those who believe terrorists are not better or worse than any other criminal.
The Chief Rabbi was very critical of the fact that the terrorist attacker had not been eliminated at the scene of the crime.
The state of mind of a husband who signed the Tzohar prenuptial agreement may be affected by the financial consequences to the point where his get may not be given in a purely voluntary manner.
'Against UNESCO's denial, Israel will present to the world the historical truth and the Jewish People's deep connection – of thousands of years – to Hebron.'
According to Diardio de Chiapas, Helbrans' group of about 40 ultra-Orthodox Jewish families entered Chiapas three weeks ago legally from Guatemala, after having been expelled.
'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'
'I could not support the resolution two years ago. It was too simplistic,' Mennonite World Conference president Nelson Kraybill said, speaking in support of the motion during comments at the microphones.
'What can the Diaspora give us?' Rabbi Riskin asked, and answered: 'First and foremost, the idea of pluralism, that these, and these, too, are the words of the living God.'
75 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim youth from around the world gathered at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on Sunday for a unique summit, answering Pope Francis' call to create a culture of encounter for peace.
Alas, this dispute is not over a connection to God but over political turf, both regarding the Kotel and the conversions.
Deri was furious at Netanyahu's request, and told the PM, while walking out of the room: "I know what you're doing to me and I will not let you do it."
Both of Netanyahu's decisions caused a storm and created a rift with Diaspora Jews, most emphatically in the US.
As a matter of course, Vizhnitz devotes little or no time to learning about sexual orientation, other than those well known verses in Leviticus that frown on guys behaving like girls.
Senior Jewish Agency officials are saying Sharansky is livid over the government's decision to cancel the Kotel plan.
Only 15% of the cadets who began the flight school will be on the parade grounds on Thursday to receive their wings.
Starting around 2013, Quds Day was celebrated in significant numbers in Canada, the US, and Western Europe.
Imam Ilyasi told the participants that his visit to Israel had helped clear many of his misconceptions about the treatment of Muslims in the predominantly Jewish country.
The deadline for government's response to the high court's order is next Sunday.
The film explores the Jew hatred in Europe today, showing the relationship between anti-Semitism and Israel bashing in the media.
The Municipality removes garbage from the main roads and ensures that parks and public gardens are cleaned during Ramadan, to provide a dignified atmosphere for all celebrants.
'The absence of children – particularly children being raised in the Jewish religion – represents yet one more missing incentive to Jewish communal engagement.'