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Did a Labor minister flout the military censor?

Diaspora Min. Nachman Shai says, 'State of Israel, IDF, acted tonight in Syria.'

Did a Labor minister flout the military censor?

I Denounce

I perceive you as desecrating our Torah, our peoplehood, and now our holy places, but we denounce violence against you.

I Denounce

Disappointing announcement: New Jewish Agency chief speaks at the Reform Movement conf.

'My daughter was called to the Torah in a Reform Temple,' Doron Almog, new Jewish Agency chief, says.

New Jewish Agency chief speaks at the Reform Movement conference

Former Reform Movement leadership camp to be used as movie set

'Kutz Camp' used for Reform Movement's leadership program to be used in filming of upcoming movie 'Theater Camp.'

Former Reform Movement camp to be used as movie set

The Reform Movement's anti-Zionist Arab allies

Temple Tzedek Chicago has voted to repudiate Zionism because of "its injustice to the Palestinian people." Op-ed.

The Reform Movement's anti-Zionist Arab allies

An Ohio Reform rabbi’s misconduct involved a child. No one told his congregants

Reform congregation in Ohio comes to grips with revelations about one of its rabbis.

Rabbi’s misconduct involved a child. No one told his congregants

FROM THE ISRAELI PRESS:A time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing

If you want to understand the danger posed by the Reform Movement, simply open this past Shabbat;s Yisrael Hayom weekend magazine Op-ed.

FROM ISRAEL'S PRESS A time to embrace and a time not to embrace

Haredi MK says Reform colleague should have been arrested

Shas MK Malkieli slams MK Kariv's 'disgraceful' conduct at Western Wall. 'He came in a despicable manner, abused his immunity.'

Haredi MK says Reform colleague should have been arrested

Report: Bennett refused Reform demand to approve Western Wall plan

PM Bennett concerned approval of Western Wall plan will lead to mass protests, report says.

Bennett refused Reform demand to approve Western Wall plan

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?

Report accuses Reform movement youth director of sexual misconduct

Reform movement’s longtime youth director named in landmark report on sexual misconduct in youth programs.

Reform movement youth director accused of sexual misconduct

After Texas, Trump can take 40% or more of Jewish vote in 2024

Biden downplay of antisemitism in the hostage-taking and a Reform Temple that learned about Islamism the hard way,may change results.Op-ed.

After Texas, Trump can take 40% or more of Jewish vote in 2024

Reform movement protests investment in Western Wall plaza

"They could have sent a message of reconciliation to Jews around the world by implementing Western Wall Compromise plan instead."

Reform movement protests investment in Western Wall plaza

Why is the Reform Movement supporting the 'For the People Act'?

The Act includes nationwide mail-in voting, banning restrictions on ballot harvesting, banning voter ID, allowing criminal voters. Opinion.

Why is the Reform Movement supporting the 'For the People Act'?

Kotel Compromise Plan nearing implementation

Reform groups due to meet with Cabinet Secretary on Tuesday; PM expected to push for Plan within next few weeks.

Kotel Compromise Plan nearing implementation

Conversion Reform will not recognize Reform conversions

Minister Matan Kahana's draft legislation for conversion reform amended to ensure conversions will remain according to halakhic standards.

Conversion Reform will not recognize Reform conversions

Israel should not fund the Reform Movement

Reform rabbinical and cantorial students signed a letter accusing Israelis of being racists .The Reform Movement also embraces BLM. Op-ed.

Israel should not fund the Reform Movement

The Conservative Movement is no more - it has turned Reform

The Conservative Movement now Is Reform and the Reform Movement is Unitarianism without a Messiah. It is collapsing before our eyes.Op-ed.

The Conservative Movement is no more - it has turned Reform

Netherlands: Reform Jewish leader compares COVID-19 policies to Nazi Germany

Dutch Reform leader says COVID-19 policies remind her of Nazi Germany. 'Don't play with fire.'

Netherlands: Reform leader likens COVID policies to Nazi Germany

'No chance' haredi parties will join a government that backs the Kotel Compromise

"If the government goes ahead with the plan, we'll go out en masse to protest the desecration of the holy site."

'No chance' haredim will join govt that backs Kotel Compromise

Jerusalem municipality orders Reform organization to remove billboards

Dror community claims "someone" in the municipality gave them permits to hang signs with the municipal logo. Dep. mayor Aryeh King denies.

City of Jerusalem orders Reform movement to remove billboards

The Rabbi Eliezer Melamed controversy

From the harsh, condemning tone of some of the articles opposing Rabbi Melamed's opinions, you might think he was a serial murderer.

The Rabbi Eliezer Melamed controversy

Reform Movement launches massive probe of sexual abuse claims

After string of high-profile revelations of sexual misconduct, Reform Movement opens three-pronged investigation into claims of abuse.

Reform Movement launches massive probe of sexual abuse claims

MK Gilad Kariv joins Women of the Wall at the Western Wall for Rosh Chodesh festivities

Kariv, a Reform clergyman, praised the police for their respectful behavior.

Reform MK joins Women of the Wall for prayersplayer

Judeo-progressive liberalism is the new religion of the Reform Movement

Progressive liberalism took the Judaism out of the Reform Movement The lesson? We must inoculate ourselves with a Torah social culture.

Judeo-progressive liberalism has taken over Reform Jewry

Non-Orthodox Rabbis who attack Israel at war in Open Letters

Let all of Israel notice that perfidious, treasonous Open Letter issued by the next wave of non-Orthodox - maybe non-Jewish - rabbis.Op-ed.

 Non-Orthodox Rabbis who attack Israel at war in Open Letters

Anti-Israel seminary students have forfeited the right to be rabbis or Jewish leaders

90 self-proclaimed future 'leaders' have chosen woke purity, signing a letter critici\zing Israel while its chidren are in shelters. Op-ed.

Anti-Israel seminary students have forfeited right to be rabbis

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall: MK Avi Maoz's first proposed bill

MK Maoz's first proposed piece of legislature would put an end to Supreme Court meddling in provocations surrounding the Western Wall.

'No' to Reform movement's presence at Western Wall

Haredi lashes out at new Reform MK : Reform members less truthful than Christians

Tensions rise on the first day of newly sworn in Knesset as the Haredi parties set a tone towards negotiating government terms.

Haredi MK refuses to greet new Reform MK

Now Israeli citizenship is like a Las Vegas wedding

Is that the hope of 2,000 years that Israel wants?  A “Jewish State” for a “Jewish People” where no one knows who really is Jewish? Op-ed.

Now Israeli citizenship is like a Las Vegas wedding

Chief Rabbi: Reform conversions 'aren't Jewish'

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, Chief Sephardic Rabbi of Israel, excoriates Reform conversions, calling them 'not Jewish'.

Chief Rabbi: Reform conversions 'aren't Jewish'

Haredi party's election ad sparks controversy

United Torah Judaism video ad under fire for comparing Reform and Conservative converts to dogs.

Haredi party's election ad sparks controversy

Part II: Reform movement denounces its own ‘West Bank settlers’

Some of Tzur Hadassah’s residents are in a pickle: They risk being denounced by their own religious leaders. Op-ed.

Part II: Reform movement denounces its own ‘West Bank settlers’

MK Kahana says Haredi inflexibility will drive Supreme Court to accept Reform conversions

"Once there is a ruling on a case, there will be no turning back."

MK Kahana: Haredi parties will cause Reform conversions

Synagogue defaced. Don’t worry, though. 'It’s not about us'

The head of the Kenosha Reform Temple says 'Free Palesine' grafitti sprayed on the premises are not about Jews. How reassuring. Op-ed.

Synagogue defaced. Don’t worry, though. 'It’s not about us'

Reform rabbi bullied over political views

The contemporary trend of silencing Right-wing voices seems to have reached Reform leadership, where the Right is a minority- of one? Op-ed.

Reform rabbi bullied over political views

The Reform Rabbi who openly supports President Trump

Biden has no new ideas, but Donald Trump has an innovative peace initiative. We should support Israeli decisions, including annexation.Op-ed

The Reform Rabbi who openly supports President Trump

Attitude of the Great Sages of the Last Generation to the Reform Community

In Rabbi Kook’s yeshiva, it was clear that no Jews, including those who were Reform and Conservative, should be boycotted.

The last generation's Great Sages'  attitude to the Reform

A Young Israel rabbi weighs in on Reform Judaism and Jewish Unity

The Reform Movement, like the Left, talks about equality until it is in a position of power.

A YI rabbi weighs in on Reform Judaism and Jewish Unity

Time to end the "pitched battle" destroying the Jewish People

No one, not Orthodox nor Reform, will win this battle, while our common enemy, assimilation and intermarriage, will continue to destroy.

Time to end the "pitched battle" destroying the Jewish People