The Reform budget: Are they hiding the truth?

Education Ministry denies funding Reform movement - but documents show ministry gives Reform tens of thousands of shekels a year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2017, 11:34 AM

Reform leaders have 'candid' meeting with PM

Delegation of Reform leaders tell PM of their concerns about Israeli policy after praising Abbas.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 3/13/2017, 8:57 PM

Reform movement leaders meet with Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah

Delegation of American Reform leaders meets with Palestinian Authority chief and Holocaust-denier Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah.JTA, 3/10/2017, 7:31 AM

Friedman 'excellent choice' for US ambassador

Republicans Overseas Israel head Marc Zell dismisses Reform criticism of US ambassador appointment and sees David Friedman as 'ideal choice'Yoel Domb, 2/20/2017, 10:02 PM

Orthodox Union praises Trump Supreme Court pick; Reform laments

Reform Movement says Trump's Supreme Court pick's conservative record 'deeply troubling', while Orthodox Union calls choice 'encouraging'.Ron Kampeas, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2017, 8:11 AM

'Cancel the Western Wall reform plan'

Haredi parties and Chief Rabbinate call on government to cancel deal granting Reform movement prayer space at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2017, 6:49 PM

Jewish Home voters reject Reform Prayer at Western Wall

Survey shows Jewish Home voters and haredim overwhelmingly reject granting prayer space to Reform movement at Western Wall.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/22/2017, 8:33 PM

Interior Minister: No recognition for Reform Movement

Aryeh Deri told a delegation of 100 Sephardic Rabbis that granting recognition to the Reform Movement would harm the Jewish people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2016, 6:04 PM

Funding for Reform organizations passed despite opposition

The Jerusalem City Council agreed to fund two organizations affiliated with the Reform Movement of National Religious objections.Eliran Aharon, 11/30/2016, 10:31 PM

Graffiti and knife found near Ra'anana Reform synagogue

Graffiti accusing of blasphemy and a knife were found in front of a Reform synagogue this morning in Ra’anana.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2016, 10:46 AM

'They have turned the site into a pile of garbage'

Noted archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar describes the severity of damage caused by construction of 'egalitarian' prayer space at Western Wall.Hezki Baruch, 11/22/2016, 7:09 PM

Rabbi Amar tells it like it is

Reform Jews are not in the same category as their leaders. Tzvi Fishman, 11/20/2016, 9:58 PM

'They are terrorizing the rabbis'

Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem responds to criticism of his comments of LGBTs and the Reform Movement, says they are trying to destroy tradition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2016, 1:09 PM

'I'm Zionist, secular - and Orthodox'

Science and Technology Minister favors Kotel agreement, says left needs to learn to accept election losses in both Israel and US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 4:39 PM

Judaism 'fan club' gaining new members

Interfaith Conference: Reform, Conservative congregations increasingly welcome intermarried into the Jewish community.Hillel Fendel, 11/10/2016, 6:49 PM

Haredi newspaper:Yigal Amir acted from 'Reform' motives

Haredi newspaper claims that Yigal Amir acted from motives similar to those of Reform movement when he murdered Prime Minister Rabin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2016, 9:53 AM

Western Wall had gender separation 115 years ago

Liba Center releases history of partition between men and women at western wall, showing that partition existed 115 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 10:26 PM

'Launch criminal investigation of Women of the Wall'

Liba Center calls for criminal investigation into actions of leftist groups which led to brawl at Kotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2016, 9:15 PM

Rabbinate exits Western Wall tour over Reform participation

Israeli Rabbinate backs out of Knesset committee's tour of Western Wall after Reform movement says it will take part.Hezki Baruch, 11/6/2016, 7:18 PM

Reform, Conservative leaders to march with Women of the Wall

Women of the Wall march to the Kotel to be supported by leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2016, 4:33 PM

Conservatives, Reform sue over Western Wall egalitarian plan

Reform and Conservative movements ask Supreme Court to order government to follow through on egalitarian prayer area next to the Kotel.JTA, 10/7/2016, 4:58 AM

An open letter to American Reform Jewry

Perhaps US Reform Jewry should check into the movement's practices in Israel before fighting for recognition. David Bedein, 10/5/2016, 8:35 AM

Reform movement to campaign against Israel on Rosh Hashanah

Reform, Conservative movements launch campaign after bids to gain recognition in Israel fail. Foreign Ministry calls to 'pacify' tension.Gary Willig, 10/2/2016, 1:36 PM

Leftists and Reform Jews protest against anti-assimilation group

Leftist and Reform activists protested against right-wing Lehava's goals and activities.Hezki Baruch, 9/23/2016, 3:12 PM

Reform Movement petitions for legal action against Tzfat rabbi

The Reform Movement presented an appeal to the Supreme Court, demanding that legal action be taken against the Chief Rabbi of Tzfat.Arutz Sheva, 9/14/2016, 10:04 PM

Supreme Court: Why hasn't Kotel plan been executed?

Court rips government for failure to implement its decision to create a prayer space for Reform movement in Kotel Plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2016, 12:39 PM

MK vows 'world war' to stop gov't funding of Reform mikvahs

Finance Committee chair pledges to derail plan to use taxpayer funds to build mikvahs for Reform conversions.JTA, 8/10/2016, 9:33 PM

Reform and the limits of acceptance

There is a basic problem with the Reform Movement's outlook on Judaism. Rabbi Amital zt"l, of Har Etzion Hesder Yeshiva, considered a moderate, explains. And he refers specifically to LGBT issues. Menachem Ben-Mordechai, 8/7/2016, 9:24 AM

Rabbinate bashes ads for liberal wedding ceremonies

Rabbinate calls ad 'misleading.' Ad organizers: 'more and more people object to the Rabbinate's monopoly on wedding officiating.'Tal Polon, 8/2/2016, 4:58 PM

Reform Movement calls to sanction two leading rabbis

Reform Movement calls to punish Rabbis Yaakov Ariel and David Yosef for 'unfitting' statements against homosexuals, Women of the Wall.Reut Hadar, 7/24/2016, 4:45 PM

Isn't Rabbi Soloveitchik's opinion good enough?

An American rabbi weighs in on Rabbi Levenstein's remarks.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 7/21/2016, 8:54 AM

Reform protest anti-assimilation activist Gopstein

Head of anti-assimilation group Lehava calls to demonstrate against upcoming LGBT parade in Jerusalem-- and arouses ire of Reform activists.Reut Hadar, 7/19/2016, 12:29 PM

Rabbi Levinstein: 'Reform Movement is really Christianity'

Eli pre-military academy head denounces Reform Movement, 'bad values' in IDF Education Corps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2016, 9:50 PM

Reform leaders demand prayer space at Western Wall

Leaders of the reform movement send letter to Netanyahu demanding mixed-gender prayer space at Western Wall for liberal streams of JudaismTal Polon, 7/12/2016, 8:06 PM

Former MK: Reform Movement is trying to uproot halacha

Former Shas MK Rabbi Nissim Ze'ev decries Reform attempts to take over Kotel.Benny Tucker, 7/9/2016, 9:46 PM

Reform worshippers clash with haredi protesters at Western Wall

Tensions run high as Reform and Conservative visitors clash with protesters at Western Wall, amid controversy over 'alternative' prayers.Shai Landesman, 7/7/2016, 11:39 AM

The critical difference between the Reform Movement and secular Jewry

​Arutz Sheva has received a position paper written for the Zion and Jerusalem Conference to take place next week on the topic of  the Reform Movement and Israel.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 7/6/2016, 7:38 AM

Chief rabbis warn Netanyahu: No deals with Reform movement

Rabbis Yosef and Lau say Reform movement must not gain influence in Israel, especially at the Western Wall.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2016, 9:46 PM

Reform Movement appeals to Ethics Committee against haredi MKs

Reform Movement asks Ethics Committee to investigate haredi MKs for walking out of meetings.Haim Lev, 6/21/2016, 2:43 PM

With partners like these...

It is not merely the idea that Reform and Conservative leaders are partners with the Orthodox that must be questioned. These liberal movements believe that they know Israel's needs better than those who live there. Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 6/20/2016, 11:10 AM

No, Rabbi Riskin: Reform and Conservative Movements are a danger

The Reform and Conservative movements are not allies, but pose a clear danger to Jewish continuity.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 6/15/2016, 1:05 PM

MK Gafni on Mivkeh Law: No compromise

Finance Committee chairman objects to the possibility of the Jewish Agency building Mikvaot for Reform movement.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/13/2016, 10:12 AM

Compromise reached over Mikveh law

As part of Knesset Law regarding ritual baths, 2-4 Reform and Conservative Mikvaot will be built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 9:11 AM

MK Yehuda Glick: 'I prayed at a Reform temple several times'

Freshman MK tells Haaretz: 'I don't see a reason not to pray at a Reform synagogue, if someone wants a female rabbi, it's not a problem.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 6:15 PM

Archaeology Council warns 'Reform Kotel' will destroy history

Israeli Archaeology Council writes to Netanyahu, Regev and Antiquities Authority, demanding plan for new prayer space be stopped.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2016, 7:11 PM

What do you think: Is Israel 'pushing away' non-Orthodox Jews?

WATCH: Yair Lapid recently attacked MKs who criticize Reform Jews, says they're destroying Israel's relationship with Diaspora Jewry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 10:21 PM

Netanyahu sides with the Reform Movement

Netanyahu denounces Shas MKs' statements against Reform Jews. 'Attacks on any part of the Jewish people are inappropriate, unacceptable.'Nitsan Keidar, 3/24/2016, 7:36 PM

A declining Reform Movement wants to Reform Israel

The Reform movement rejects Jewish Law and the Western Wall's sanctity. Over 60% of its members intermarry. While all Jews are welcome, the movement itself should not get official religious recognition in the Jewish State.Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 3/22/2016, 10:08 PM

Religion Min: Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers

Tempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/16/2016, 10:52 PM

Reform movement warns Netanyahu

In message to PM, Reform leaders demand Kotel decision remain, indicate compromise on mikvaot. Netanyahu promises to help 'quietly.'Chaim Lev, 3/15/2016, 9:43 PM

Haredi party warns Netanyahu: 'It's either us or the reform'

Following Knesset approval of Mikveh bill, Minister of Health says United Torah Judaism gave a clear message to Netanyahu.Chaim Lev, Shoshana Miskin, 3/14/2016, 10:58 AM

Women of the Wall break their promises

In negotiations on new Reform Kotel prayer space Women of Wall promised AG not to smuggle in Torah scrolls - today they were at it again.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2016, 11:14 AM

Despite powerful influence, Reform Movement not gaining traction

Pew survey shows Reform Movement has failed to gain a following in Israel, despite its powerful political influence.David Rosenberg, 3/9/2016, 4:06 PM

MK Ariel: We won't back down on Kotel

Jewish Home MK demands gov't maintain status quo, not recognize Reform movement in Kotel Plaza changes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 1:23 PM

Report: PM reconsidering Kotel reform as opposition grows

As religious opposition grows to Kotel Plaza changes, PM reportedly forced to consider altering plan for Reform section.David Rosenberg, 3/6/2016, 10:20 AM

Reform Kotel clash reaches a climax

Chief Rabbis to meet PM demanding he cancel new prayer space and recognition of Reform, as Minister Ariel skips gov't meeting in protest.Ari Yashar, 3/5/2016, 9:13 PM

Demonstrators to Religion Minister: Don't give in to Reform

Dozens gather outside of Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulai's house with signs reading 'One Kotel - One People,' 'No to Reform money.'Shimon Cohen, 3/1/2016, 11:26 AM