Orthodox sponsors balked at pluralistic holiday event with Conservative group featuring women reading from the Book of Esther; city-run community center obliges.
The government recently halted efforts to bring Ethiopian Jews to Israel while secretly clearing the way for a tribe from northeast India. One MK is demanding answers.
At a Knesset pre-hearing, groups working to prevent the abuse suggested there may be a 'significantly higher proportion' of cases in the ultra-Orthodox community.
More than 51,000 Yemenite Jews have immigrated to Israel since 1949. The 17 who arrived Sunday mark the end of the organized efforts to bring them to Israel.
With funding from the Leonard Nimoy estate, Women of the Wall will hold event during Passover.
Supporting the Palestinian cause, as they see it, is not a betrayal, but rather an affirmation, of their Jewish values.
Roz Rothstein, founder of the influential nonprofit StandWithUs, addresses criticism of the organization's tactics and tells Haaretz, 'We don't take a position… We inform.'
In candid comments, Jay Sanderson tells Haaretz that aggressive efforts to combat the movement repel most Jewish students and ultimately do more harm than good.
The pro-Israel non-profit in New York that promotes these visits, Israel & Co., says no upcoming trips have been cancelled.
From a record number of female Knesset members, to the first Orthodox female rabbi, here are substantial reasons to celebrate International Women's Day.