'Sabbath Wars' Returning? Protest Planned Over Jerusalem Theater

Haredi Shabbat protests likely to make a comeback in Jerusalem this week, as a new large movie complex opens.Haim Lev, 8/13/2015, 12:03 PM

Rabbi Lau Urges Transport Ministry to Stop Shabbat Desecration

Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi urges Transport Ministry to ensure that bus drivers keep Shabbat fully.Reut Hadar and Tova Dvorin, 12/9/2014, 11:19 AM

Rabbi David Yosef Slams Meron Events Over Sabbath Violations

Respected Jerusalem rabbi sharply criticized organizers of the Lag Ba'omer celebrations, for causing mass Sabbath violationsMoshe Cohen, 5/18/2014, 4:51 PM

Rabbinate: For Sabbath's Sake, Postpone Lag B'Omer

The Chief Rabbinate on Sunday asked that Lag B'omer celebrations be delayed by a day this year, in order to prevent Sabbath violations.Yosef Berger, 5/11/2014, 3:59 PM

Business Faces Boycott for Not Desecrating Sabbath

Pro-secular movement threatens boycott of movie theater that plans to close on the Sabbath day.Maayana Miskin, 3/18/2014, 1:15 AM

Rabbi Lau Fights Sabbath Store-Opening

Tel Aviv’s renowned rabbi says Sabbath sales bad for workers, families, Jewish unity, and the economy.Maayana Miskin, 3/17/2014, 10:20 PM

Lapid Sorry, but Not for Budget Cuts

Lapid seeks forgiveness for failing to bring civil marriage, Sabbath busing, and hareidi enlistment to Israel.Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2013, 2:01 PM

Irreligious IDF Commanders Switched at Last Minute

Commanders who were to train new hareidi soldiers are replaced due to fears of secular-hareidi misunderstandings.Maayana Miskin, 7/7/2013, 10:45 AM

Despite Court Order, No Plan to Punish Sabbath Violation in TA

Mayor plans to find a legal way to continue existing situation, avoid punishing Sabbath violators.Maayana Miskin, 7/2/2013, 12:06 PM

Rabbi: Boycott Bus Company for Running Shabbat Bus Service

A plan to institute a 7-day-a-week bus service in the Haifa area is set to begin this weekend, and has religious leaders up in armsDavid Lev, 5/23/2013, 4:37 PM

Meretz Campaign: Sabbath Desecration, Gay Wedding

The far-left Meretz party with an MK ‘marrying’ three couples in response to Jewish Home MK’s statement., 1/4/2013, 11:15 AM

Jewish Boxer's Dilemma: Weigh In on Sabbath or be Disqualified

As tens of thousands waited, Akiva Finkelstein of Bet El, Israel’s light welterweight champion, had only to step on the scale.Baruch Gordon, 12/16/2012, 8:00 PM

Naama went 'Missing' because of Sabbath

This is what happens when you take a wrong turn just before Sabbath, find a home to stay in but fail to tell family.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2012, 9:51 PM

Shvut Ami Outpost Destroyed in Sabbath Raid

Security forces demolish Samaria outpost on Sabbath eve, confiscate residents’ phones and clothing.Maayana Miskin, 9/29/2012, 11:09 PM

Sabbath Busing a Flop, Meretz Still Determined

A Sabbath bus from Holon to Tel Aviv drew just dozens, but Meretz remains determined to challenge religious-secular status quo. Maayana Miskin, 8/26/2012, 8:28 PM

Anger in Hevron Region over Sabbath Demolition

Police demolish a building in the Mitzpeh Avichai outpost on the Sabbath. ‘They’re adding insult to injury,’ residents say. Maayana Miskin, 8/4/2012, 10:23 PM

Peres to Honor the Sabbath and Skip Olympics Opening

Honoring the Sabbath is more important for President Shimon Peres than attending the opening of the Summer Olympics.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 9:14 PM

Soldiers Allege Forced Sabbath Labor in IDF Prison

Soldiers say they were required to violate the Sabbath while in IDF prison., 7/6/2012, 11:04 AM

Consumer Power Can Help Keep Sabbath, Say Researchers

Consumers are replacing politicians in the campaign to retain the sanctity of the Sabbath, say two Ben Gurion University researchers.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/18/2012, 10:45 AM

Sabbath Manifesto Promotes National Day of Unplugging

The Sabbath Manifesto's National Day of Unplugging advocates avoiding the internet, cell phones and electronic devices as a day of rest.Ben Bresky, 3/23/2012, 3:50 PM