'French Jews, we're waiting for you here'President of French Jewish community calls for prayers for attack victims. Israeli leaders offer support, solidarity.
Two immigrants' struggle to join the IDFFelipe Rodriguez and Navon Kaplan, two olim hadashim, refuse to give up on their dream of serving in the IDF.
Elders' Forum of Rabbis endorses BennettDeputy Defense Minister meets with Elders' Forum of National Religious Rabbis who expressed support for Bennett's demands to Netanyahu.
Arutz Sheva interview with Deputy Defense MinisterDeputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan says that he hopes Brussels attack will help Europe understand who the terrorists, victims are.
Decorations of valor to heroes of the terror warInternal Security Minister agrees to give recognition and honor to those who fought terrorists, prime among them Rabbi Nehemia Lavi.
Dep Def Min: Won't make religious soldiers shaveRabbi Eli Ben-Dahan describes how 'army is pulled by Supreme Court instructions' and was forced to publish shaving rules.
Ben-Dahan to haredim: Condemn attacks on soldiersDep. Defense Minister Ben-Dahan demands haredi leadership condemn attacks on religious soldiers.
Israeli outrage over US labeling 'deception'Legal forum says US guidelines a covert policy change; Dept. Minister warns 'red line was crossed,' Yesha Council slams 'malice and fraud.'
Deputy Min: Expel terrorist's familyDeputy Security Minister calls for expulsion of terrorist's family, claims they are responsible for his education and incitement.
'Chief of Staff tries to reduce rabbis' influence'Survey finds national-religious Israelis expect Jewish Home party to support Jewish identity in IDF.
Smear attach against Judea and Samaria foiledRabbi Eli Ben-Dahan lashes out at Zionist Union no-confidence vote connecting 'settlements' to Price Tag attacks.
Ben-Dahan: We're 'Net Importers' of TerrorismIncitement in the Palestinian media has thoroughly poisoned the minds of the average Palestinian, said Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan
Jewish 'Life is Here' in Gush Etzion's Oz Ve'GaonGush Etzion mayor David Perl and activist Nadia Matar praise Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan's visit to Judea community.
Three Attacks: 'Israel's Security is Threatened'MKs' blame for Wednesday terror spate ranges from Netanyahu for 'inaction' to High Court for releasing hunger-striking prisoner.
Senior IDF Commanders Investigated for WarLt. Col. Yeshurun interrogated Monday for ordering fire on Hamas 'clinic' - he is one of 5 under microscope for fighting terror.
Ben-Dahan: Israel is Most Moral ArmyIsrael is an army that whose basis is morality – no matter what outside organizations or countries say, said Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan.
Hotovely: Israel Not Involved in Iran Spy HackingIsrael officially denies any connection to allegations it spied on Western powers while they discussed Tehran's nuclear program.
PM Breaching Coalition Agreement with Jewish Home?PM accused of breaking key coalition clause by refusing to name Dept. Defense Min. Ben-Dahan head of Judea-Samaria Civil Admin.
Struk: Time to Get Serious About Defending SouthUnfortunately, residents of the south can expect to continue to live insecure lives, says former Jewish Home MK Orit Struk.
Eli Ben-Dahan: We Will Respond to Every RocketDeputy Defense Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan said Thursday that Israel would not tolerate rocket attacks from Gaza.
Likud: Ya'alon Has Final Authority on ConstructionLikud source claims Deputy Defense Minster Ben-Dahan will not have power to approve construction in Judea-Samaria.
Ben-Dahan: Religious Ministry Isn't Just a 'Job'Who will be in charge of the Ministry of Religious Affairs has become the last major sticking point for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Cemetery Appeals for Help Against Funeral AttacksVandals have stopped operation of cemetery in Haifa, as a fight between private security companies gets ugly.
'Dor Gave Money to Soldiers Who Didn't Have'Hundreds pay last respects to soldier killed by Hezbollah on northern border; 'with soldiers like this, no power in world will defeat us.'
No Religious Council in Beit El - Who's to Blame?Beit El residents threaten to file petition in High Court for Justice over oversight; ministers play blame game, point to Finance Ministry.
Ben Dahan Switches from Tekuma to Jewish HomeDeputy Minister of Religious Affairs to run on Jewish Home list; Tekuma wishes him success amid rumors of split.
Crisis Averted? Jewish Home Unity Talks 'Positive'Talks between Bennett, Ariel over finalizing merger between their two factions went well, as Ben-Dahan considers bolting National Union.
Call to Boycott Rivlin's Event 'Silencing' SingerBen-Dahan calls on singer to boycott Rivlin's event after Amir Benayoun was disinvited over a song critical of Arab Israeli terrorists.
'Expel the Families of the Terrorists'Deputy Min. Ben-Dahan calls for expulsion and crackdown on Arab educational system; J'lem protests for 'revenge' and in front of UN in NYC.
Dep. Min of Religion on The Conversion ControversyDept. Minister of Religions, MK Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan, says there is only one way to diffuse the crisis threatening to split the Jewish world.
Mass Prayers Against Destruction of Samaria TownHundreds, including notable rabbis and MKs, gather inside town in danger from state despite no Arab claimants of its land.
Netanel Arami's Family Slams 'Inhumane' PoliceMinister Ben-Dahan told by family of Jewish rapeller who fell to his death of police incompetence, in what appears to be terrorism.
Will Lapid's Sabbath Desecration End Coalition?A coalition has already broken apart in a similar gaffe to Lapid's Shabbat press conference; MKs warning action may be taken.
Netanyahu to Ambassadors: Stand Up to HamasNetanyahu to ambassadors: ‘Any democracy’ would react to rockets as Israel has.
Arsonists Target Two Synagogues Over ShabbatDeputy Religious Affairs Minister Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan is demanding police action to deal with two arson incidents.
Religious Affairs Min. Vows Temple Mount PrayersMKs and public figures gather in Jerusalem for a conference on Temple Mount prayer rights. See full video and picture coverage.
Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'Ben-Dahan tells European rabbis at conference intermarriage in Israel under a thousandth, in Europe figure is 80%.
Chief Rabbi, Hungarian Pres. Discuss Anti-SemitismChief Rabbi Lau and Minister Ben-Dahan express concerns in Budapest, ask for Hungary to crack down on terror funding.
MK Slams Incitement Against Religious ZionistsDeputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben-Dahan notes statements against other rabbis amount to 'desecration of G-d's name.'
Mikvah Workers Outraged by Fine for NosinessFemale mikvah supervisors upset by proposed law that threatens 50,000 shekel fine for asking unwanted questions.
Agreement Advances Jerusalem Chief Rabbi ElectionsMayor Barkat and Deputy Religious Affairs Minister arrange selection of voting body; ten years since last Chief Rabbi in city.
Ben-Dahan: Conversion ‘Dispute’ is Cheap PoliticsDeputy minister says hareidi MKs ‘upset’ over bill they themselves approved, claims they are simply 'looking for a fight'.
Bill to Hold Municipal Rabbis AccountableReligious Services Ministry bill to allow municipal rabbis to be disciplined in the event of incompetence passes in Ministerial Committee.
New Law Would Ban Rabbis From Opposing the Gov'tGroup representing hundreds of rabbis accuses gov't of trying to forestall rabbis' criticism of impending deal with the PA.
Ben-Dahan: Yair Netanyahu Scandal 'Inappropriate'Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben-Dahan slams the media for focusing on affair, declares Leikanger should convert.
Mass Prayer Rally At Kotel Against 'Kerry Decrees'Thousands join prayers asking G-d to strengthen leaders and cancel Kerry plans to establish Arab capital in Jerusalem.
After 11 Years Rabbis Appointed to Kibbutzim11 year dispute circumvented by Religious Affairs Ministry, agricultural community chief rabbis will serve in new model following requests.
IDF Lets Female Soldiers Be Kashrut InspectorsNew position opened up for female soldiers, following new Chief Rabbinate policy allowing women inspectors.
Ben-Dahan: Attacks Thanks to KerryFollowing rock attack on 2 year old in Jerusalem, Deputy Min. of Religious Affairs accuses Kerry of encouraging 'third intifada.'
End to Forced Inspections for Women at MikvehMinister of Religious Affairs and Chief Rabbis issue statements telling ritual bath attendants only to inspect women who want inspection.
Dep. Minister Calls for Unified Kashrut StandardsRabbi Ben-Dahan in meeting with OU decries lack of unified standards in Jewish dietary laws, calls for enforcing chief rabbinate standards.
'Reform Jews have Gone Too Far'Dep. Min. Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan says only Orthodoxy can keep Jews in Israel from being split in two.
Ben-Dahan: Get Used to Israeli SovereigntyIsrael will be sovereign in the entire land of Israel, Deputy Minister says as Shdema camp is transformed.
Shechem Attacks Spark Cry for Israeli SovereigntyWorshipers who witnessed desecration of Joseph’s Tomb, and came under attack, push for Israel to take full control at the holy site.
Protesters: What is the Government Hiding?Protesters oppose secretive nature of talks between Israel, Palestinian Authority: “If there’s nothing to hide – why are they hiding?”
Thousands Mark 78 Years Since Rabbi Kook’s PassingMore than 3,000 mark the death of the iconic leader of religious Zionism and first Chief Rabbi of Israel.
Ben-Dahan: Results show Rabbi Yosef’s PowerDeputy Minister: religious-Zionist rabbis lost because the religious-Zionist community has no Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.