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Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Reform, Conservative senior Leftists furious at Education Minister who said assimilation among world Jewry is 'second Holocaust'.Mordechai Sones, 09/07/2019 20:32
IDF to allow Reform military funerals

IDF to allow Reform military funerals

State representative announces to Supreme Court that Reform rabbi or 'rabbah' will be permitted to hold military funeral ceremonies.Mordechai Sones, 04/07/2019 11:31
Demand: Orthodox prayer arrangements also in Southern Plaza

Demand: Orthodox prayer arrangements also in Southern Plaza

Demand comes in light of increase in number of worshipers visiting Southern Plaza and holding prayers in accordance with halakha.Mordechai Sones, 13/05/2019 17:18
Hundreds of Muslims pray at Reform temple

Hundreds of Muslims pray at Reform temple

Reform community hosts Muslim prayers after Manhattan mosque burns down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2019 17:24
Hungarian Reform community against search for bones in Danube

Hungarian Reform community against search for bones in Danube

'The search and investigation of these bones is unnecessary, and it also damages the dignity and of the dead, Jews and non-Jews alike.'Arutz Sheva Staff, JTA, 18/01/2019 08:17
Rabbi Yosef's daughter sues rabbi who called her 'Reform'

Rabbi Yosef's daughter sues rabbi who called her 'Reform'

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef's daughter Adina Bar Shalom sues Rabbi David Benizri for libel after he calls her 'Reform,' 'accursed wicked woman.'Cnaan Liphshiz-JTA,Arutz Sheva, 23/12/2018 12:00
Religious Zionist Rabbi: Bennett turning us into Reform

Religious Zionist Rabbi: Bennett turning us into Reform

Yeshivat Har HaMor Dean attacks Education Minister in lecture; says Bennett weakening party's religious character.Mordechai Sones, 21/10/2018 16:25
Brooklyn: Employee at Reform temple arrested for assault

Brooklyn: Employee at Reform temple arrested for assault

Man arrested for committing sexual assault at Brooklyn Reform temple.JTA, 31/08/2018 08:33
D.C.: Preschool staffer on leave due to 'inappropriate conduct'

D.C.: Preschool staffer on leave due to 'inappropriate conduct'

D.C. police investigating child sexual abuse allegations at Reform preschoolJTA, 30/08/2018 12:53
Western Wall egalitarian prayer section gets backhanded approval

Western Wall egalitarian prayer section gets backhanded approval

Prime Minister's Office uses regulation to make egalitarian section at Western Wall handicapped-accessible to expand section.JTA, 27/08/2018 17:43
Energy Minister: Reform Kotel will be expanded by only one meter

Energy Minister: Reform Kotel will be expanded by only one meter

Steinitz rejects criticism of expanding Western Wall Reform section. 'Protest and incitement from certain circles with no factual basis.'Mordechai Sones, 08/07/2018 09:58
New Reform liturgy to expunge traditional 'Aleinu' prayer

New Reform liturgy to expunge traditional 'Aleinu' prayer

Reform movement's new updated Hebrew-language prayer book expunges classic prayer over concerns that it is offensive to non-Jews.Tzvi Lev, 04/07/2018 17:06
'They celebrate bar mitzvah for a dog and they're called Jews?'

'They celebrate bar mitzvah for a dog and they're called Jews?'

MK wonders in Knesset speech about Jewishness of US Reform community; 'There are people there who are doubtfully Jews.'Mordechai Sones, 24/05/2018 11:41
The Knesset Rebbetzin?

The Knesset Rebbetzin?

Following Reform pressure, Knesset Legal Advisor opens tender for position of Knesset Rabbi, also to women 'who meet criteria'.Mordechai Sones, 26/04/2018 10:07
Petition aims to refute Reform movement's claims in Israel

Petition aims to refute Reform movement's claims in Israel

Coalition for Jewish Values calls on US Jews to support Western Wall status quo, reject Reform Movement claim to represent 'Diaspora Jewry.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2018 23:27
Reform not invited to White House Hanukkah celebration

Reform not invited to White House Hanukkah celebration

White House Hanukkah party leaves out J Street, Reform leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2017 20:08
Heritage Channel appeals ruling in Reform movement lawsuit

Heritage Channel appeals ruling in Reform movement lawsuit

Channel 20 appeals to High Court over fine for failing to represent Reform and Conservative movements.Rafael Levi, 14/09/2017 14:34
Reform petition to allow Shabbat public transit rejected

Reform petition to allow Shabbat public transit rejected

The Supreme Court rejected a petition by the Reform Movement in Israel that sought to force public transportation on Shabbat.Tzvi Lev, 11/09/2017 13:59
'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

'Supreme Court is a gang being bribed by the Reform movement'

Haredi MK slams Supreme Court for waging 'religious war', helping Reform.Ben Shaul, 06/09/2017 12:27
'Reform: Destruction unfolding in our times'

'Reform: Destruction unfolding in our times'

In weekly class, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem says Reform movement is worse than Holocaust deniers.Mordechai Sones, 05/09/2017 22:22
Chief Rabbinate: Supreme Court overstepped authority

Chief Rabbinate: Supreme Court overstepped authority

Chief Rabbinate says Supreme Court cannot force alterations at Western Wall plaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2017 10:00
'Reform failed in America'

'Reform failed in America'

Former MK says Reform Movement wants Israeli Jews to assimilate, slams Reform for trying to dictate Israel's policies.Benny Tucker, 07/07/2017 09:03
Radical leftism in rabbinic clothing

Radical leftism in rabbinic clothing

Liba Center points out that some of the Reform leaders in a rage over the Kotel plan cancellation have actively worked against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2017 15:00
Reform Movement furious

Reform Movement furious

'Israeli government chooses rights and desires of haredim, ignores overwhelming majority of Jews in world.'Mordechai Sones, 26/06/2017 22:20
Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Bernie Sanders calls withdrawal of GOP health bill ‘victory,’ Reform movement urges expanding coverage.JTA, 25/03/2017 20:14
Kashrut certification procedures to be revised?

Kashrut certification procedures to be revised?

The committee supervising Kashrut certifications is recommending significant changes in Kashrut regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/02/2017 10:41
Reform Movement declares war on David Friedman

Reform Movement declares war on David Friedman

US Reform movement publicizes statement claiming Friedman has 'extreme views' on Israel and 'lacks qualifications' to be ambassador.Uzi Baruch, JTA, 18/02/2017 23:08
"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

Interior Committee head David Amsalem said that the Western Wall Arrangement should be cancelled and the original arrangement reinstalled.Hezki Baruch, 08/11/2016 13:35
PM: Reform provocations preventing a compromise

PM: Reform provocations preventing a compromise

Prime Minister Netanyahu said Wednesday that violent events taking place at the Western Wall prevent achieving a compromise on the matter.Orly Harari, 02/11/2016 14:53
Reform leaders to march with Women of the Wall

Reform 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, 01/11/2016 16:33
'Jews of All Stripes Can Unite Around Torah'

'Jews of All Stripes Can Unite Around Torah'

Ex-MK Lipman talks to Arutz Sheva at presidential Tisha B'Av event bringing Orthodox and non-Orthodox together for joint Jewish learning.Hezki Baruch, 24/07/2015 09:34
Sources: Chief Rabbinate to Again Oversee Converts

Sources: Chief Rabbinate to Again Oversee Converts

Haredi party sources said Sunday that they had reached an agreement with the Likud on rolling back recently approved rules on conversion.Moshe Cohen, 06/04/2015 07:30
Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration

Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration

Reform leader incensed by defeat of Women of the Wall: “Police failed to protect freedom of religion.”Gil Ronen, 08/07/2013 11:23
Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

Minister: Don’t Buy New Cars! Prices to Drop

Transportation Minister tells Israelis not to buy new cars. ‘Wait until we break import monopoly.’ Maayana Miskin, 30/04/2013 16:58
IBA Reform to Cut TV Tax, Worker Salaries

IBA Reform to Cut TV Tax, Worker Salaries

A long-coveted reform in Israel's public broadcast network the Israel Broadcasting Authority, or IBA – is finally set to be launched.David Lev, 10/02/2013 22:10
Reform Groups Demand 'Reform' of Kotel Policies

Reform Groups Demand 'Reform' of Kotel Policies

Reform groups filed a petition with the High Court demanding the removal of Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovich as Rabbi of the Kotel.David Lev, 07/01/2013 01:46
Steinitz: Israel Should Adopt Presidential System

Steinitz: Israel Should Adopt Presidential System

FM Yuval Steinitz responded to calls for new elections saying Israel should take the dramatic step of adopting presidential governanceGabe Kahn, 01/05/2012 18:26
Israel to 'Go Dark' Next April?

Israel to 'Go Dark' Next April?

A tough stance by a Knesset member could end up evoking a showdown with the powerful Israel Electric Company.David Lev, 27/12/2011 14:34