Religious Affairs Ministry

Rabbinate Cracks Down After Marrying Two Woman

Rabbinate Cracks Down After Marrying Two Woman

After Rabbinate fooled into marrying a woman to a transgender man, Religion Ministry demands computerized background testing.Hezki Baruch, 6/28/2015, 7:56 AM
Budget for Mount of Olives Security to Be Doubled

Budget for Mount of Olives Security to Be Doubled

Religious Affairs Min. says doubling security budget for Mount of Olives is part of Shas coalition deal; 'Jews afraid to bury their dead.'Hezki Baruch, 6/23/2015, 2:09 PM
What Will Happen to the Jewish Identity Program?

What Will Happen to the Jewish Identity Program?

Jewish Home launched program to teach more Torah to the wider public, but Shas being in control could see a backtrack, Rabbi says.Benny Toker, 5/15/2015, 12:06 PM
Jewish Home Outraged Over Agreement with Shas

Jewish Home Outraged Over Agreement with Shas

Jewish Home, upset that Religious Affairs Ministry was given to Shas, plans to demand another ministry as "compensation".Hezki Baruch and Ido Ben Porat, 5/5/2015, 3:15 AM
Clock Ticking on Coalition Talks

Clock Ticking on Coalition Talks

As deadline looms, Likud's major problem is finding a solution to Religious Affairs debate as well as keeping Yisrael Beytenu in line.Shimon Cohen, 5/3/2015, 9:24 AM
Deri: I Will Not Accept Jewish Home Deputy

Deri: I Will Not Accept Jewish Home Deputy

Shas chairman Aryeh Deri says Religious Affairs Ministry will remain squarely in hands of Shas, with no interference from Jewish Home.Cynthia Blank, 5/3/2015, 8:37 AM
Deri, Bennett Feuding Over Religion Ministry

Deri, Bennett Feuding Over Religion Ministry

With UTJ and Kulanu on board, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu turns his attention to finishing off deals with Shas and Jewish Home.Yaakov Levi, 4/30/2015, 7:54 AM
Jewish Home: Push for Religious Affairs Ministry

Jewish Home: Push for Religious Affairs Ministry

Jewish Home council members and deputy mayors are calling on Naftali Bennett to keep pushing for the religious affairs ministry.Chezky Ezra, Matt Wanderman, 4/27/2015, 4:14 PM
Deri Refuses to Accept Economy Ministry

Deri Refuses to Accept Economy Ministry

After complaining that Netanyahu had not given him a concrete offer on the Interior Ministry, Deri refuses to accept Economy Ministry.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 4/26/2015, 3:01 PM
Bennett Threatens to Stop Coalition Talks

Bennett Threatens to Stop Coalition Talks

Jewish Home chairman says his party will end coalition negotiations if Shas is given the Religious Affairs Ministry.Elad Benari, 4/20/2015, 12:12 AM
Jewish Home, Shas At War Over Ministries?

Jewish Home, Shas At War Over Ministries?

Tension builds between potential coalition partners as Shas asks to free Religious Affairs Ministry from Jewish Home 'imprisonment.'Moshe Cohen , 3/25/2015, 9:16 PM
Bill to Hold Municipal Rabbis Accountable

Bill to Hold Municipal Rabbis Accountable

Religious Services Ministry bill to allow municipal rabbis to be disciplined in the event of incompetence passes in Ministerial Committee.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 4:01 PM