The surprising future of American Orthodox Jewry

American Jewry's past is very different from its present state and even less similar to what is predicted for the future. Israeli leaders would do well to pay attention to the change.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/26/2019, 1:23 AM

Will year-round daylight saving time hurt the Jewish community?

Orthodox Jews in Florida make 11th hour push to stop all-year daylight saving time bill.JTA, 3/15/2018, 8:38 AM

Why did Trump congratulate haredi couple at their wedding?

'Melania and I join you in celebrating this joyous occasion.'Tzvi Lev, 1/11/2018, 2:54 PM

Trump to Jewish leaders: I love Israel

Trump speaks to American Jewish leaders in pre-High Holy Days phone call, vows to fight attempts to harm Israel at the UN.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/15/2017, 9:01 PM

'Pew wrong: Orthodox Jews hold Evangelicals in high esteem'

US Orthodox Jewish group clarifies, after Pew Research Center concludes that Jews regard Evangelicals least positively among all Christians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2017, 7:27 PM

Report: LA measles outbreak centers on Orthodox Jewish community

A measles outbreak in Los Angeles County, California, is centered on the Orthodox Jewish community, according to reports.JTA, 1/24/2017, 4:59 AM

Trump's Jews and Obama's Jews

The Left is losing the culture war within the Jewish community. Daniel Greenfield, 1/14/2017, 7:33 PM

NY bombing suspect's neighbors seem resigned to backyard terror

Members of the Orthodox Jewish community in Elizabeth, NJ, shaken but not surprised by recent bomb attacks.Ben Sales, 9/21/2016, 2:37 AM

Jewish woman sues county for pulling job offer over Shabbat

Orthodox Jewish woman sues Dallas County for allegedly rescinding a job offer over her Shabbat observance.JTA, 8/15/2016, 4:10 AM

Forged: Orthodox wedding blessing sanctifies 'Groom & Groom'

"Orthodox" wedding blessing booklet adds choice of "Groom & Groom" instead of "Groom & Bride".Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2016, 3:09 AM

Open Orthodox synagogue elects all-female board

Ohio congregation becomes what is perhaps the first synagogue calling itself Orthodox to elect an all-female slate of officers.JTA, 7/11/2016, 5:34 AM

San Francisco's only Orthodox high school to close

Lisa Kampner Hebrew Academy, San Francisco's only Orthodox Jewish high school, to close after 47 years.JTA, 7/8/2016, 3:58 AM

Meet Orthodox 'American Ninja Warrior' training to be a rabbi

25-year-old Akiva Neuman is competing on American Ninja Warrior while wearing a tzitzit and a kippah.Lucy Cohen Blatter, 6/22/2016, 1:32 AM

Hate Crime in Brooklyn: Jewish Teens Pelted with Paintballs

Two Orthodox Jews, aged 13 and 16, attacking in Williamsburg while walking home from synagogue with their grandfather on Friday night.Cynthia Blank, 3/30/2015, 4:31 PM

US Haredi Leaders Worried Over Bibi-Obama Tension

Agudath Israel said to be concerned on how the tension between Netanyahu and Obama will affect US Jewish community.Moshe Cohen, 3/26/2015, 2:28 PM

Democrat Apologizes for 'Orthodox Jew' Slur at J Street Event

Schakowsky slammed for 'bias' after attacking opponent and getting leftist Jewish crowd to boo him for being an 'Orthodox Jew.'Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 9:23 PM

What is "Open" About "Open Orthodoxy"?

Despite the catchy name, a close look seems to reveal that the opposite of "Open" Orthodoxy is not "Closed" Orthodoxy, but Torah-true Orthodoxy.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 12/31/2013, 11:20 AM

Rabbi: Chelsea Clinton’s Child – Jewish?

Rabbi David Stav argues that giving orthodox Jewish tradition a monopoly is better than the alternative.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 9:18 PM

American Rabbi Authors 'The Bill of Rights of a Jewish Wife'

Rabbi Mendel Epstein says he is disturbed by the number of women who suffer from the "system" of divorce in the Orthodox community.Kochava Rozenbaum, 8/28/2013, 2:44 AM