Shortly after voicing criticism, Yang said he however supports 'the freedom of parents to adopt circumcision for any religious or cultural ritual as desired'
The High Court of Justice is right - setting up separate areas in hospitals for those wanting to eat food that isn't kosher for Passover is a disproportionate, humiliating and unfeasible solution
Ministry confirms that bids for the project, aimed at helping Jews identify with the values of Shabbat, is open to Conservative and Reform groups as well
The Jerusalem Rabbinical Court gave Egged 30 days to fire the abusive husband, who refuses to grant his wife a Jewish divorce
From dark netherworld populated by ghosts to reincarnation to multiple souls: The Jewish concept of the afterlife has been to hell and back.
'It is really terrifying thinking where this could lead,' advocate warns. 'Judaism is not about race and blood, as our worst enemies have claimed'
Today marks 30 days since Amos Oz passed away. Haaretz is republishing here his text 'A full cart or an empty one,' an intellectual investigation of secular Jewish culture by one of Israel's greatest Hebrew writers
Editor in chief of Belgium's largest Jewish newspaper, expected to be the country's first Orthodox lawmaker, 'decided to take the plunge' after ban on kosher slaughtering of animals went into effect
Growing number of Israeli couples who avoid the rabbinical establishment need an alternative that would guarantee their basic rights
The justice minister who is endeavoring to turn the Justice Ministry into an earthly yeshiva sees herself as secular?? Below is a quiz to help Ms. Shaked define herself more precisely
After other options dismissed by either the state or the High Court, secular activists call the proposal a first step by Orthodox Jewish political forces toward turning Israel into a religious state
The court’s ruling went against the recommendation of welfare authorities in the city where the family lives to place the children with their mother
Gorodetzky’s wife recently went to a private rabbinic court that annulled the marriage and asked the Rabbinical Court to close the case against her husband
The ban on attending an intermarriage, which was instituted in 1972, was not enforced, although many rabbis said they heeded it
Haifa Rabbinical Court also fines woman for forging documents
Education Ministry suspends Haifa teacher following rabbinical court ruling ■ Woman may face fines and incarceration after denying her spouse a divorce for eight years
The Socialist People’s Party and the far-left Red-Green Alliance are the only parties in favor of a ban, according to Danmarks Radio. Between them, they have 21 seats out of the parliament’s 179
The man, who is now 61, has been in jail since 2000 for failing to grant his wife a 'get,' the bill of divorce required by Jewish religious law to finalize a divorce
More than 2,000 divorce cases before rabbinical courts were closed before the court ruled on them, Haaretz has learned: 'The court made it very difficult for me, tripping me up with every request'
'It appears that his actions stem from vengeance and from a hardened heart, drunk with power and pride. Let us be clear: The defendant is the real master of chains for this woman,' the judges wrote
In the ultra-Orthodox world, where women are still forced to sit in the back of the bus, the fight for female representation is dangerous. One activist explains her motivation
Attorney general’s letter follows expiry of High Court ultimatum to change kashrut inspectors’ terms of employment due to possible conflict of interests
The fight to allow women to serve in the role, considered to be among the most senior ones in the rabbinical court system, has been underway for more than a decade
Responding to growing solidarity after Dov Haiyun's interrogation by police, Conservative movements launch fundraising campaign
Religious court-ordered detention 'harms the state, not me,' says Rabbi Dov Haiyun, at Haifa prayer protest. A-G tells police to wait to interrogate him for now
While a growing percentage of the religious Zionist community is finding numerous permits for doing so, some are opposed
We asked Israel's Chief Rabbinate about the Jewish law that forbids non-Jews from working in wine production
Move comes after kashrut organization questions workers' Jewishness ■ Israel's Sephardic chief rabbi slams Barkan Winery: 'Pure racism' ■ Politicians call for boycott
Knesset passes controversial law permitting rabbinical courts to handle cases in which Jewish men refuse to divorce Jewish women – even if neither of the two is Israeli
Miriam Naor presided over several major cases, and among her rulings is the memorable decision to keep businesses in Tel Aviv open on Shabbat