Yisrael Beiteinu appeals the vote, potentially stalling the draft law for months; Reform movement, convert advocacy group slam yes vote and promise a fight
Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky, a key architect of the plan, calls the move 'a retreat that will make our work to bring Israel and the Jewish world closer together increasingly more difficult'
During book launch in West Bank for book of essays marking 50 years of occupation, U.S. Jewish literary couple talk about that uncomfortable subject
Are they being nudged there by the stealth efforts of the Israeli government and its NGO allies?
Rabbis also call on campus organization to pull out of Mosaic United, a $66 million initiative sponsored by Education Minister Bennett
If passed, the bill would deny citizenship under the Law of Return to Jews converted in Israel by Conservative, Reform or privately run Orthodox rabbinical courts
Ultra-Orthodox parties have told Netanyahu that they will continue to allow other sects to hold mixed prayer services under Robinson's Arch
International Fellowship for Christians and Jews launches its first major lobbying effort through ad campaign in key U.S. media outlets
As growing numbers of Haredi Jews join the army, enroll in universities and find employment outside their community, they're coming out on issues like peace and better social services in Arab East Jerusalem
The idea isn’t so much to turn Israelis into Orthodox Jews, but to get them to identify with the worldview of a party identified with settlements, says one critic