Rabbi Binyamin Lau: Israel Needs Civil MarriagesRabbi Benny Lau of Jerusalem, nephew of former Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, says he is in favor of civil unions for couples
Bayit Yehudi: Not Only for ObservantBayit Hayehudi launched the opening of its secular branch Thursday evening; party is "for all of Am Yisrael," says MK Bennett.
Number of African Infiltrators PlummetsIsraeli stops illegal African infiltrators – finally. Only 64 cross into Israel last week, compared with a previous rate of 500 a week.
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.”
Jewish Leaders: Synagogues Should be More AccessibleJewish leaders from Israel and around the world meet in Jerusalem, call to open the gates of the synagogue to all Jews.
Study: Belief in G-d, Religious Observance on the RiseA wide-ranging study shows that more Israelis believe in G-d than did a decade ago.