Scrapping the Ban on Kitniot? Not So Fast!Efrat Rabbi Zvi Leshem says that it is largely a lack of knowledge and confusion on the subject that is fueling people to drop the custom.
More Than 1500 Religious Women Enlist in IDFThe trend for observant women to apply for the draft is growing - and one organization helps them serve while keeping true to Torah values.
Yesh Atid No. 2 Opposed Lapid on Women in IDFMin. Shai Piron has opined that Jewish law opposes female enlistment. Lapid threatened to fire Chief Rabbis for this position.
Rabbi: Candy-Throwing Custom Encourages DiabetesRabbi Efrayim Zalmanovich, of Mazkeret Batya, prohibits common practice after alarming statistics released about diabetes in Israel.
Hareidi Family Wins Big at LottoA hareidi-religous family from the center of the country celebrated winning a NIS 2 million ($600,000) prize Sunday
Yesh Atid Rabbi in ‘Racism’ ControversyYesh Atid’s number two, Rabbi Shai Piron, is slammed as ‘racist’ over alleged ruling on selling homes in Israel to Arabs.
Is 'Snitching' to the Tax Authorities a Sin?A major Jewish legal debate is shaping up over the permissibility of “snitching” to the tax authorities.
Feiglin in Handshake ControversyMoshe Feiglin’s Knesset handshakes lead to orthodox Jewish debate.
IDF’s Anti-Beard Rule Cancelled after A7 ReportFollowing a report by Arutz Sheva, IDF commanders decide to continue to allow religious soldiers to grow beards.
Campaign: Connect with Chief RabbinateThe Tzohar organization undertakes a PR campaign to connect the Chief Rabbinate to the Israeli public. It is even on Facebook.
Ministry Calls to Bury ‘Bodies’ ExhibitDeputy Minister Litzman calls to bury the ‘bodies’ exhibit. Rabbis: ‘Horrible’ exhibit dishonors the dead.
Video: Internet Challenge: ‘Online’ Jewish LawInternet has provided new methods of learning Judaism – and the challenge of answering online questions on Jewish law.
Ministry: Get Ready for 'Kosher Electricity'The Infrastructures Ministry, in cooperation with the Israel Electric Company, is seeking to introduce 'kosher electricity' to Israel.
IDF: More Religious Girls Wish to Serve in Army Than Ever BeforeThe IDF expects some 1,500 religious girls to sign up for full IDF service this year - a 25% increase over last year's draftee numbers.