Local residents have voiced concerns that an increase in ultra-Orthodox residents could mean a change in the character of their town or a defunding of local services that many Haredi families do not use
'You can't tell American Jews: We want you to come to Israel, but your form of Jewish-religious expression is unacceptable to us,' the Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times columnist tells Israeli weekly Makor Rishon
A young Buddhist diagnosed too late with a genetic disease, a Holocaust survivor with cancer, and a once-happy nurse suffering from complications of bariatric surgery. Three people approaching death talk about a life of value, regret and what's next
'But I gave them Jerusalem!' A recent report warned of a 'growing frustration' in the White House for U.S. Jews' lack of appreciation for his policies toward Israel. Perhaps because they're too grown up, and informed, to supply such unfounded adulation
A class action lawsuit was filed against an ultra-Orthodox radio station by multiple women for not being able to hear women's voices on the radio station
Corbyn's far Left anti-Zionist vision of the conflict places him not in the Palestinian peace camp, but in its rejectionist wing. For his allies, the Labour anti-Semitism saga that could derail this vision must be smears - or a deep state conspiracy
The media may have focused on young American Jews’ disconnect from Israel, but a growing number of older U.S. Jews tell Haaretz they have also become alienated from a government that doesn't share their liberal values
Today, the most strident Israeli and American opposers of Oslo, from Netanyahu to Kushner and Friedman, have the upper hand. Sometimes making the comparison between peacemakers and Nazi collaborators, they are busy translating their 'vision' into reality
The centrality granted to the Jewish component over the democratic one in the constitutional identity of the state and the increasing influence of religion on the lives of Israelis make defining Judaism all the more important
Israel has aligned itself with one nationalist, even anti-Semitic, regime after another. Where does that leave world Jewry?
In Israel, some survivors of terror and criminal attacks seek to understand and reconcile with those who harmed them, not punish them
Over the past year, a high number of powerful Jewish men have been accused of sexual misconduct. While it has provided fodder for anti-Semites, activists say addressing the problem is vital
The first-ever complete translation of the seminal work of Jewish mysticism grants access to English readers who were heretofore unable to grasp the brilliant stories rendered in its original Aramaic and medieval Hebrew versions
WATCH Emmy Awards' Opening Monologue Covers Roseanne and Israel, When 'We All Agreed Nazis Were Bad'
Comedians Michael Che and Colin Jost tackle Donald Trump's troublesome history with condemning Nazis and the racist tweet that got Roseanne Barr booted from television
The new migrants will be accepted on the grounds that they already have children who migrated to Israel
Leslie Wexnner and Seth Klarman have both contributed millions of dollars and are known as supporters of Israel
Netanyahu's sycophancy towards Trump has squandered much of what remains of bipartisan support for Israel. But with the president sinking, will Israel sink with him?
Opinion Trump Cuts Funding for Israeli-Palestinian Reconciliation. Fear and Hatred Will Take Its Place
As bereaved families, Israeli and Palestinian, working together to build reconciliation, we urge the White House: Reconsider a cruel, harsh measure that can't possibly contribute to any future peace process
At Janovska, the Auschwitz of Ukraine, I saw skulls, hypodermic needles and tons of trash. Looters desecrate mass graves of Jews, searching for gold; the sites' histories are 'revised', overwritten by Christian and nationalist symbolism. This is why we should still care
Bloomberg endorsed Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, calling Trump a 'risky, reckless and radical choice'
The painting, worth at least $300,000, was stolen from a Paris bank vault in 1941
Until now these lots were closed only on Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers
When Eric accused Bob Woodward of undermining the Trump administration for money, he used a term, 'shekels,' which isn't normative American slang. But it’s normative for alt-right websites. Is that proof of Jew-hatred in the first family?
A Ukrainian township is home to one of the world’s biggest, and all-male, Jewish pilgrimages. It’s dirty, seductive, raucous, mystical and transgressive. Some rabbis even brand it heretical. But they can't beat it
What some contemporary heroes of culture and politics have in common is not contempt for the law, but contempt for guilt
On the left, we have persisted in pushing our agenda even in the face of continued failure and disappointment. Could it be that we were wrong all along?
Court says that it could not protect the man's 'fundamental human rights if he is deported to Palestine' ■ Israel's Foreign Ministry calls decision 'shameful,' says it 'gives legitimacy to anti-Semitism' and 'defames' Israel
Plus, a group of women Torah scholars are making the world of Responsa more accessible to women, and Benyamin Cohen’s new podcast offers an offbeat take on Israel
Jewish campus organization Hillel investigating claims against the Birthright co-founder and has removed his name from their board, Jewish Week reports ■ Steinhardt: These women 'can’t be accusing me of anything other than words’
Several artists post #DJsForPalestine along with statement saying they refuse to perform in Israel 'As long as the Israeli government continues its brutal and sustained oppression of the Palestinian people'
The remark, which was not prompted by any discussion about Israel or Jews, swiftly elicited outrage on Twitter
Ruling comes after Interior Ministry refused to register woman as Jewish because she converted via a rabbinical court that operates outside the framework of the state-sanctioned system, controlled by the Chief Rabbinate
The Noahide Project, which has Israeli governmental and rabbinical support, is trying to proselytize members of remote communities. Just as long as they don’t call themselves Jews, right?
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo maintains he had no knowledge of the mailer, which was sent to 7,000 Jewish households
Department's Office for Civil Rights uses, for the first time, State Department's definition of anti-Semitism, which includes some types of anti-Israel activity
Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniel slams former student's role in formulating administration's hard-line immigration policies
Monasteries abound in ancient Israel, but the 1,600-year-old nunnery and women's graveyard built where the miraculously impregnated Hannah, mother of Samuel, is believed to lie are unique
The former special adviser to Barack Obama has just penned a book about the U.S. ambassador's residence in Prague. He explains why he is concerned by the rise of illiberalism, including in Israel, but says democracy always wins eventually
As we celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, a look at the year that was
Governor Cuomo denies knowledge of mailer, which said Nixon supports BDS and 'won’t stand strong for our Jewish communities'