Canada's national elections coincide with the last days of Sukkot, causing backlash from observant Canadian Jews
Controversial vote exacerbates tension between religious and secular residents following Ramat Gan's first LGBTQ Pride parade
Supermodel Naomi Campbell wrote in tribute to the Lubavitcher Rebbe via social media that she would 'rededicate' herself to the rebbe’s mission of 'creating more light and goodness'
Supermodel says she didn't only convert for husband Josh Kushner, but for their shared future
The incoming transportation minister had promised Netanyahu that he would not start fights over the issue of working on Shabbat before he was appointed
A petition filed by a restaurant owner in Jerusalem seeks the same terms that hotels receive regarding Shabbat observance
The eruv was removed from a Staten Island neighborhood after other residents put up signs objecting to influx in Jewish population
Bottle maker Phoenicia is in danger of closing amid a campaign pressuring wineries to stop using its products
A draft permit published by the Labor Ministry will permit companies to have people work during the Eurovision so long as it is 'crucial'
City to provide two separate routes to the contest, takes measures against taxi price-gauging ahead of the contest finale
'It was terrifying because you didn't know if something was going to come afterwards,' says Rabbi Menachem Heller who was inside the chabad with his family
Election board chairman says proposed campaign push for public transport on Saturday constitutes 'gift' to potential voters
As new line connects neighborhoods to the city's lakefront boardwalk, mayor says residents 'fed up with ultra-Orthodox and religious coercion'
Tiberius mayor ignores criticism from incensed ultra-Orthodox community, says bus line and tourist centers will operate on Shabbat, 'as befits a central, progressive and enlightened tourist city'
The law allows students of all faiths to be absent on any day in which work is prohibited. Jewish students have previously had difficulties balancing Shabbat and academic exams
With Muslims guarding the doors in New York and rabbis in Boston uttering angry sermons at Trump's failure to rein in gun violence and bigotry, Jews across the U.S. honor the #ShowUpForShabbat campaign
Premier makes first statement on transportation minister's decision to halt construction work that would block main traffic arteries in Israel over religious parties' demands
Knesset to convene in special session on decision to halt Shabbat construction of Ayalon bridge
Public transportation isn’t available on Shabbat, information is only available in Hebrew, tourists cannot find their way
Miriam Naor presided over several major cases, and among her rulings is the memorable decision to keep businesses in Tel Aviv open on Shabbat
The amendment dismisses need for religious justification to refuse work on the day of rest, while exempting those in ‘essential services, public health and safety’
High Court petition claims the current ban on mixed swimming at Kiryat Arba’s pool constitutes extreme religious coercion
A poll by the Israel Democracy Institute, which also asks about Shabbat Laws, found 45 percent of Israelis 'strongly support' the government deportation plan
Instead of thanking the heads of the faith-based parties for exempting us from religious laws and commandments, you secular people squabble over petty matters and risk passing the divine promise’s expiration date
The central Israeli town warns apparel stores in the Oshiland mall of legal action if they remain open on the Sabbath
The Minimarkets Law changes the status quo and gives enormous power to minority groups- who happen to hold more power in the Knesset
The fines follow the passage of the 'Supermarkets Law,' which gives the interior minister more authority to keep stores closed on Saturday
The community is vowing to take revenge on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the next election after a new law passed that will keep most of Israel’s stores shut on Shabbat. Revolt is in the air on the streets of Ashdod
Public outrage over efforts to shut down grocery stores on Shabbat and to limit the integration of women in the army could upend Israeli politics