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Hareidi Parties, Bayit Yehudi Unite in Tel Aviv

Religious parties manage rare cross-spectrum unity in Tel Aviv as hareidi-religious, Zionists join for city council race.Maayana Miskin, 10/18/2013, 9:06 AM

Portugal Sets Sights on Renewing Jewish Life

The first Jewish cultural and religious center in Portugal was inaugurated last week following expulsion of Jews 500 years ago.Rina Tzvi , 7/31/2013, 9:48 PM

Bayit Yehudi: Not Only for Religious

Bayit Hayehudi launched the opening of its secular branch Thursday evening; party is "for all of Am Yisrael," says MK Bennett. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/19/2013, 1:49 PM

For the First Time, Religious ‘Status Quo’ Out

For the first time in Israel’s history, the coalition agreement does not include a commitment to the religious-secular “status quo.”Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2013, 11:20 AM

Hungarian Court Annuls Religious Recognition Law

Hungary annuls part of a controversial law that ended official recognition and state funding for scores of religious communities. Arutz Sheva. , 2/26/2013, 9:51 PM

German Court Drops Charges Against Mohel

A German court on Thursday dismissed all charges against a rabbi for his role in the circumcision of a Jewish infant. Arutz Sheva staff, 2/25/2013, 9:37 AM

Polish Lawmakers Expected to Back Kosher Slaughter

The Polish parliament is reportedly set to amend the law on the protection of animals to allow kosher slaughter without stunning.Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/17/2012, 5:03 PM

European Jews Urge Reversal of Polish Shechita Ban

"Kosher butchering is essential for sustenance of Jewish life" assert European Jewish leaders, urging reversal of Polish shechita ban.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/28/2012, 9:29 PM

Religious Travelers Spend Sabbath in Airport

Flight delays left a group of visitors from Pennsylvania stuck in Ben Gurion airport for the Sabbath. Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 9:46 PM

Shechita Ban 'Empowers Anti-Semitism in Europe'

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has urged Geert Wilders, leader of Dutch conservative Freedom Party, to drop the party's call to ban Shechita.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/23/2012, 7:52 PM

US Sues Florida for Halting Kosher Meals

The federal government is suing Florida's Department of Corrections for not offering kosher meals to prison inmates.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/20/2012, 12:41 PM

Two Manhattan Shuls Receive 'Sacred Sites' Grants

Two synagogues in Manhattan are among the “Sacred Sites” in New York State that have received grants for physical repairs.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 2:20 PM

Jewish Brooklyn Store Owner Murdered

New York police are hunting a suspect in Thursday’s murder of Brooklyn store owner Isaac Kadare. Rewards have been posted for information Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2012, 10:33 AM

NYC Billboard Warns: 'Dear Jew: Shield Your Eyes!'

On the way to Manhattan, Ultra-Orthodox Jews warn: “Dear Jew: You are entering a dangerous place. Shield your eyes.”Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/18/2012, 5:44 AM

New Program Merges Ultra-Orthodox into Workforce

The Technion has launched a new program, aimed at integrating the ultra-Orthodox community into Israeli workforce.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/13/2012, 6:35 PM

Hebrew Charter School to Strengthen D.C. Community

Sela Public Charter School, a Hebrew language public charter school, has been granted a conditional charter to open in District of Columbia.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/25/2012, 9:15 AM

11th Plague: No California Kosher for Pesach Coke

California Jews will have to get through Passover without kosher Coke, while different Pepsi kosher symbols are confusing Illinois Jews.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/27/2012, 6:50 PM

Leaders: Synagogues Should be More Accessible

Jewish leaders from Israel and around the world meet in Jerusalem, call to open the gates of the synagogue to all Jews.Elad Benari, 2/27/2012, 7:15 AM

Study: Belief in G-d, Religious Observance Rising

A wide-ranging study shows that more Israelis believe in G-d than did a decade ago.David Lev, 1/26/2012, 12:30 PM

Rabbi: Ministry Rule Will Cause Secular Marriage

Enforcement of a residency rule will cause thousands of Israelis to get married in non-Jewish ceremonies in Cyprus, says Rabbi David Stav.David Lev, 11/8/2011, 4:01 PM