Main beneficiaries of Education Ministry's decision to freeze funds to pluralist programs are Orthodox organizations identified with religious Zionism.
A flood of ugly rumors were the final straw that pushed Yisrael Heller to flee the strict, ultra-Orthodox community with his family, in the dead of night. The Hellers are part of a wave of Israelis who are severing ties with the Haredi world.
Parashat Beshalach: During the Exodus, the Children of Israel cry out to God and disparage Moses.
Knowledgeable and generous in describing the Orthodox approach, Dafna Meir presented her egalitarian and feminist position without being coercive or judgmental.
Group speed-dating or initial meetings with a prospective bride and her parents at home – there are differences between ultra-Orthodox and secular dating, but also a few similarities.
President's remarks come as French Jewish community reels from string of anti-Semitic attacks, comes to grips with calls to remove skull caps.
Suggested move of solidarity grows on social media as France's Jewish community agonizes over calls to remove the skull cap in public over safety concerns.
Internal documents detail the military rabbinate's obligatory activities for soldiers, including meetings with rabbis to 'strengthen the fighting spirit.'
David Bowie taught me that it's okay to be strange. Simultaneously, Judaism taught me being different is sacred.
That an esoterically Jewish artifact could end up repackaged in a department store is a sign of how universal Jewish culture has become.