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Will controversial Western Wall plan be dug up again?

Israeli PM Bennett scheduled to meet next week with Reform 'rabbis' from US to discuss Western Wall compromise.

Will controversial Western Wall plan be dug up again?

Leading rabbi: 'Arabs run wild because it's their culture, don't rent apartments to them'

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Tzfat chief rabbi, blames Reform for assimilation, says Women of the Wall 'don't want to pray, they want to disturb.'

Leading rabbi: 'Arabs run wild because it's their culture'

Orthodox prayer in egalitarian section of Western Wall plaza

Activists erected a partition between the genders in the egalitarian section of the Western Wall plaza during Tisha B'av prayers.

Orthodox prayer in egalitarian section of Western Wall plaza

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'

Arutz Sheva speaks with Dr. Irwin Leibowitz, the co-chair of the Am Echad organization.

'If you’re connected to Judaism, you’ll be connected to Israel'player

Tzfat Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

On allowing women to take rabbinate exams: 'We favor Torah study for women, but AG directive stems from Reform. He didn't even speak to us.'

Tzfat Chief Rabbi: 'Mandelblit fell for Reform's narrative'

'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persists

Rachel Paige from Los Angeles conducts 'Bark Mitzvah' for her 13-year-old dog.

'Bark' Mitzvah for dogs trend persistsplayer

Rabbinical organization: Reform doesn't represent Diaspora Jews

Coalition for Jewish Values welcomes appointment of Tzipi Hotovely as Israel's Diaspora Affairs Minister.

Rabbinical organization: Reform doesn't represent Diaspora Jews

Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Reform, Conservative senior Leftists furious at Education Minister who said assimilation among world Jewry is 'second Holocaust'.

Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

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.

IDF to allow Reform military funerals

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.

Demand: Orthodox prayer arrangements also in Southern Plaza

Hundreds of Muslims pray at Reform temple

Reform community hosts Muslim prayers after Manhattan mosque burns down.

Hundreds of Muslims pray at Reform templeplayer

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.'

Hungarian Reform community against search for bones in Danube

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.'

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

Religious Zionist Rabbi: Bennett turning us into Reform

Brooklyn: Employee at Reform temple arrested for assault

Man arrested for committing sexual assault at Brooklyn Reform temple.

Brooklyn: Employee at Reform temple arrested for assault

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

D.C. police investigating child sexual abuse allegations at Reform preschool

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

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.

Western Wall egalitarian prayer section gets backhanded approval

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.'

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

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.

New Reform liturgy to expunge traditional 'Aleinu' prayer

'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.'

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

The Knesset Rebbetzin?

Following Reform pressure, Knesset Legal Advisor opens tender for position of Knesset Rabbi, also to women 'who meet criteria'.

The Knesset Rebbetzin?

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.'

Petition aims to refute Reform movement's claims in Israel

Reform not invited to White House Hanukkah celebration

White House Hanukkah party leaves out J Street, Reform leaders.

Reform not invited to White House Hanukkah celebration

Heritage Channel appeals ruling in Reform movement lawsuit

Channel 20 appeals to High Court over fine for failing to represent Reform and Conservative movements.

Heritage Channel appeals ruling in Reform movement lawsuit

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.

Reform petition to allow Shabbat public transit rejected

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

Haredi MK slams Supreme Court for waging 'religious war', helping Reform.

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

'Reform: Destruction unfolding in our times'

In weekly class, Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem says Reform movement is worse than Holocaust deniers.

'Reform: Destruction unfolding in our times'

Chief Rabbinate: Supreme Court overstepped authority

Chief Rabbinate says Supreme Court cannot force alterations at Western Wall plaza.

Chief Rabbinate: Supreme Court overstepped authorityplayer

'Reform failed in America'

Former MK says Reform Movement wants Israeli Jews to assimilate, slams Reform for trying to dictate Israel's policies.

'Reform failed in America'

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.

Radical leftism in rabbinic clothing

Reform Movement furious

'Israeli government chooses rights and desires of haredim, ignores overwhelming majority of Jews in world.'

Reform Movement furious

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Bernie Sanders calls withdrawal of GOP health bill ‘victory,’ Reform movement urges expanding coverage.

Sanders: Repealing Trump healthcare proposal 'major victory'

Kashrut certification procedures to be revised?

The committee supervising Kashrut certifications is recommending significant changes in Kashrut regulations.

Kashrut certification procedures to be revised?

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.

Reform Movement declares war on David Friedmanplayer

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

Interior Committee head David Amsalem said that the Western Wall Arrangement should be cancelled and the original arrangement reinstalled.

"Abolish Western Wall arrangement"

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.

PM: Reform provocations prevent achieving a compromise

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.

Reform, Conservative leaders to march with Women of the Wall

'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.

Watch: 'Jews of All Stripes Can Unite Around the Torah'player

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.

Sources: Chief Rabbinate to Again Oversee Conversion

Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration

Reform leader incensed by defeat of Women of the Wall: “Police failed to protect freedom of religion.”

Hareidi Councilor: We Prevented Desecration