So what's the deal with kaparot, anyway? Orthodox Jewish stand-up comics are taking to the stage – and the rabbis approve.
The Ashkenazi Independent Education System receives $326 million in taxpayer funds annually but wards off government oversight. And too bad it shuns standardized tests.
Community rabbis are instructing families how to invest money from the Israeli government’s new child-savings plan via neighborhood wall posters. The problem is, the return isn’t that good.
It’s Rabbi Auerbach’s faction vs. Rabbi Shteinman’s on the Lithuanian Haredi street.
Ultra-Orthodox men took to streets in cities across Israel; 3 police officers injured during clashes Wednesday.
Interior Minister Arye Dery would like us to believe he's defending the rights of the poor by calling for all Tel Aviv stores to close on the Sabbbath. Don't believe him.
Following the deaths of two spiritual mentors and with women increasingly finding rewarding jobs, the ultra-Orthodox community is having to learn new ways of bringing up baby (and the other 5.7 children).
Working in Israel has allowed Veronica to support her children back at home - at the cost of seeing them growing up; Yeva, an observant Jew from Brooklyn, feels safer in Israel: 'In New York, they don't think something could really happen.'
At issue is whether 164 Tel Aviv supermarkets and kiosks will be able to do business on the Jewish sabbath.
Chief Rabbinate’s legal adviser cites a British Mandate-era ruling on religious sites, but liberal Jewish movements call claim baseless and absurd.