Cabinet to decide that municipal rabbis can oversee the process - but one of Israel’s two chief rabbis must grant the final approval
As with the settlement’s Ulpana neighborhood, the court is preventing construction on private Palestinian land.
Police say cult led by David Dvash forced 15 women into prostitution controlled them with drugs and alcohol.
Police suspect group of four forced women into having sex with non-Jews and exploited them sexually by getting them hooked on drugs and alcohol.
Protest against 'religious coercion' causes elementary school to remain closed on first day of new year.
Religious politicians lining up behind Ashkenazi, Sephardi candidates.
Clerk wanted halitza ceremony to be open for yeshiva students; decision reversed after widow turned to Jerusalem municipal councilwoman.
Judges were allegedly swayed by fixers, or macherim, who paid a visit to their homes, complaint reveals.
Hochmei Lev Yeshiva teaches secular subjects as well as Torah, which sparked opposition from rabbis, Jerusalem neighborhood residents.
The demonstrators are members of the relatively extreme 'Jerusalem faction' of the non-Hasidic Haredim led by Rabbi Shmuel Auerbach.