Minister David Azoulay passes away at age 64

Religious Services Minister David Azoulai passes away at age 64 after struggling with serious illness.Mordechai Sones, 10/30/2018, 6:21 PM

Religious affairs minister struggling for his life

Shas Chairman Aryeh Deri calls on public to pray for health of Minister David Azoulay, whose condition due to cancer has worsened.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2018, 9:30 AM

Who does the Western Wall belong to?

Chief Rabbis demand regulations for the preservation of holy sites be changed so that the authority is exclusive to the Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 4:51 PM

Religious Services Minister requests security for Chief Rabbi

Chief Rabbinate complains to police for incitement to the murder of Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef by Hamas terrorists.Ben Shaul, 2/8/2018, 4:44 AM

Shas MK denies reports that he's resigning

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay denies that he will turn Knesset seat over to his son. 'Media publishing baseless reports.'Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 10:59 PM

Religion Minister resigns from Knesset - is replaced by his son

David Azoulay resigns from Knesset - but will stay on as Religious Affairs Minister in attempt to push through Supermarket Law.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 5:54 PM

'If this is religionization, then I am happy with it'

New mikvah inaugurated in Samaria. 'It's more important to build a mikvah than to build a synagogue.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 8:09 PM

Massive Selichot service - in Shechem

1,200 people attend Selichot services at Joseph's Tomb on the anniversary of the day the government abandoned the holy site.Gary Willig, 10/10/2016, 11:01 AM

Hotel Synagogue turns into a massage parlor

Offering free massages to marathon runners during last Friday's race, Leonardo Hotel mistakenly turns its Synagogue into a massage parlor.Haim Lev, 1/11/2016, 8:56 AM

Minister Warns Synagogues Prime Target for Terrorists

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay makes specific requests to secure synagogues, noting prayer cannot be postponed.Hezki Baruch, 10/14/2015, 3:40 PM

Rabbi Riskin: Reform or Orthodox, We Must Embrace Every Jew

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin slams Shas minister for remarks against Reform Jews, asserts 'we can only bring people closer to Torah through love.'Eliran Aharon, 7/8/2015, 10:07 PM

Minister Claims 'Reform Aren't Jewish' Comments Misunderstood

Religious Services Minister clarifies that Reform Jews are Jews and no one may decide who is a better Jew.Gil Ronen, 7/8/2015, 2:08 PM

Minister Bennett: Reform Jews Are Jews, Period

In backlash at Shas minister's statements against non-Orthodox Jews, Jewish Home minister releases a terse tweet.Ido Ben-Porat, 7/8/2015, 11:45 AM

Government Vows to End Arab Desecration of Ancient Cemetery

Religious Affairs Min. says doubling security budget for Mount of Olives is part of Shas coalition deal; 'Jews afraid to bury their dead.'Hezki Baruch, 6/23/2015, 2:09 PM

Youth from Samaria Share Their Fears

Young Israelis from Samaria sit with MKs. Among their questions: after the army, where will I live?Maayana Miskin, 1/15/2014, 1:15 AM