Haredi world in an uproar after major donor takes rabbis and schools in America to task for 'elitist attitude' keeping kids out of schools.
One accused abuser is in jail awaiting trial, but people who say they were sexually abused in Gush Katif before the 2005 disengagement blame community leaders for covering up the incidents.
In a new booklet, influential national-religious Rabbi Eli Sadan slams refusal of orders in the army, supports Shin Bet inquest into the murder of the Dawabsheh family, and warns against left-wing 're-education' of soldiers.
While defense minister supports Gadi Eisenkot's decision, it aroused opposition among religious Zionist circles; if I were still the head military rabbi, I'd quit, says Avichai Rontzki over decision to move Jewish Identity unit to Manpower Directorate.
The army chief of staff's decision is expected to draw harsh criticism from rabbis of the religious Zionist movement as well as Knesset members from Habayit Hayehudi.
A gun sale sponsored by the municipality in the settlement of Betar Ilit highlights a near 180 in how the religious view gun ownership in light of recent violence: 'The more the merrier, regrettably.'
Itzik Zehavi will head an Education Ministry division that stresses the teaching of core subjects like English and math.
Justice Ministry must drop requirement that had prevented female candidates from becoming director of rabbinical courts.
Due to ultra-Orthodox Pressure, Israel Nixes Excavation of Ancient Jerusalem Graves at Site Slated for Housing
Antiques Authority forced to leave site after Shas leader Arye Dery raised issue with Netanyahu, who ordered that work be stopped.
Bennett's visit to a Conservative Jewish school in the U.S. is just one sign of a new phase in the relationship between Israel's religious communities and non-Orthodox movements.