Hundreds Attend Halakhic Conference in JerusalemHundreds attend annual Halakhic conference in Jerusalem; 'Jewish law requires special conduct in all aspects of public life.'
Halakhic-Medical Expert Rabbi David Feldman PassesRabbi Feldman of New Jersey, 'one of the pioneers in medicine and halakha in our generation,' passes away at 85.
How Do the Sick and Pregnant Observe Yom Kippur?Chief Rabbi Lau explains the ins and outs of the Day of Atonement fast, regarding who can eat and how.
How to Observe Shabbat Under Rocket FireChief Rabbi Lau releases guidelines to help know what is and isn't permissible on Shabbat under threat of Gaza rockets.
A Halachic Guide to Yom KippurRabbi Baruch Efrati offers a halachic overview of the laws of Judaism's holiest day.
"Religious-Zionists More Suitable for Chief Rabbi"Former IDF rabbi explains why religious-Zionist rabbis are better suited to make important Jewish legal rulings.
Writing Responsa Online: Benefits and PitfallsRabbis and teachers who answer questions on Jewish law on the Internet gathered to discuss their work and the challenges they face.
Preventing Future Prisoner DealsIf an enemy of Israel takes a hostage, we must go to battle for him, otherwise they will step-up their efforts to strike at us.
Israeli Judges 'Look Down' on Jewish Civil Law?Dr. Aviad Hacohen found that many Israeli judges look down on the use of Jewish law. His college offers an alternative.
Circumcision Ban? Not so FastSuperior Court Judge Giorgi puts a spoke in the wheel of the San Francisco anti-circumcision proposal.
Rabbi Melamed Publishes New BookHundreds took part this week in the launching of two new volumes of the practical halakhic series Peninei Halachah by Rabbi Eliezer Melamed.
IDF Technology and Jewish LawIDF Rabbinate and Technology Conference: Technological developments which solve problems that contradict religious observance during army service
IDF Unveils Shabbat PhoneThe IDF rabbinate has developed a device that will allow soldiers to speak on the telephone without Shabbat desecration.
The Prohibition Against SmokingWhat does Jewish law have to say about smoking? Is it permissible or forbidden?
16-Year-Old May Not MarryA court has turned down a request by two sets of parents who want their children to marry even though the prospective bride is not yet 17.