State Allocates $500K to Fortify Synagogues Against Rocket FireDeputy Religious Affairs Minister blames Shas for lagging behind in fortifying religious buildings.
No Religious Council in Beit El - Who's to Blame?Beit El residents threaten to file petition in High Court for Justice over oversight; ministers play blame game, point to Finance Ministry.
Kosher 'Revolution' Standardizes Kosher Certification in IsraelMinistry of Religious Affairs, Chief Rabbi David Lau present four-step program Monday to standardize kosher certification by the state.
‘If Haaretz is Critical, It Must Be Important’Rabbi says critical coverage in the left-wing paper Haaretz just shows importance of new Jewish education initiative.
Where is the 'Most Beautiful Mikveh' in Israel?The Ministry of Religious Affairs, along with the “Beautiful Israel” organization, will be sponsoring a “most beautiful mikveh” contest
Religious Councils Told: Fly FlagDeputy Religions Minister instructs Councils to fly flag for Memorial Day and Independence Day.
Ben-Dahan: Religious Services for Secular IsraelisIsrael's secular majority needs - and deserves - accessible, modern religious services, new deputy minister says.
Bennett: Time to Bring Back Israel’s Jewish SpiritBennett: Our goal – to bring back Israel’s Jewish spirit with accessible, friendly religious services.
Coalition Talks: Rabbi Ben-Dahan to Head Religious ServicesBayit Yehudi to head three ministries, not four, but will get appoint a deputy minister to Ministry of Religious Services.
Shas Minister: Gender Segregation a ProblemShas Minister admits that local rabbis, burial groups wrongly impose strict gender separation, insult women.
Shas-Bayit Yehudi Conflict to Determine Fate of Rabbinate?Bayit Yehudi sources explain that both their party, Shas, seek control of the ministries that control state approach to Judaism.