Although she'd left it years ago, Israel's ultra-Orthodox community is shaken by suicide note and painful manuscript left behind by 50-year-old mother of seven.
The dispute is a sign of the demographic changes rippling through the Lubavitch stronghold of Crown Heights as more and more Modern Orthodox Jews move into the heavily Jewish area.
As of 2015, only 50% of Haredi men were registered with the Education Ministry as full-time students, down from 61% in 2010.
After a number of cities bypassed ban on public transportation on Jewish day of rest, religious parties take action, and they want Netanyahu's help.
In an unprecedented move, criminal law, not just the rabbinical courts, is being used to help free a 'chained woman.'
Gilad Kariv complains to Knesset Ethics Committee after UTJ’s Moshe Gafni deserted panel while he was speaking.
Central Bureau of Statistics data show Israel 29th out of 39 developed nations in terms of divorce rate, in 2014; Eilat's rate highest of all cities; least divorces among ultra-Orthodox.
Some of the signs instruct women how to dress, requiring them to wear long sleeves and long skirts and no tight-fitting clothing. Other signs order them to keep off the sidewalks near synagogues and yeshivas, where men tend to congregate.
Draft bill, which would allow cities to operate public transportation on Jewish day of rest, stymied by coalition considerations with ultra-Orthodox parties.
After dozens of Haredim disrupt mixed prayer service in Kotel plaza, Netanyahu says he is committed to egalitarian prayer space.