In decision that chief rabbi blasts as 'outrageous,' court rules that contrary to current policy, immigrants converting via private Orthodox courts will also be eligible for Israeli citizenship under Law of Return.
PORAT is designed as a grassroots movement and support group for those committed to tolerance and an inclusive community.
While synagogues exist in Russian male prisons, the Jewish prayer space is the first of its kind for female inmates.
In his new book, 'Putting God Second: How to Save Religion from Itself,' Rabbi Donniel Hartman argues that religion often fails to create believers who care for their fellow man.
Why should non-Orthodox Jews care about the pronunciations of leaders of a religion that declares gays to be an inferior species and excludes women from the public sphere?
In addition to expressing ugly opinions, Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef also interferes in various issues that are completely beyond his jurisdiction.
Initiated by United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni, the bill would circumvent High Court ruling allowing Reform, Conservative Jews to immerse in state mikvaot.
Court calls case 'one of the harshest cases' of recalcitrant husbands it has ever had to deal with.
Training clergy in handling depression is not enough to prepare them for the real world. They need ongoing support.
The egalitarian compromise at the Western Wall offers a rare, delicate balance where all Jews can live and pray together with mutual respect.