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.
Twenty years after a group of like-minded women first gathered to discuss Orthodoxy and feminism, their movement has made tremendous advances such as serving pulpit rabbis. But activist Blu Greenberg says big battles still remain.
Israel National Council for the Child nonprofit warns that child allowance cuts mean more families are unable to escape impoverishment.
Among the problems: Women can't teach men, class time is insufficient and English studies.