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