Orly Erez-Likhovski is a key warrior in the battle against extremism in Israel, including the ongoing struggle to secure an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall
Secular councilman blames ex-mayor Barkat's capitulation to the ultra-Orthodox and vows to block scheme
Weekend lines through the Tel Aviv metropolitan area run at a higher frequency due to high demand
You wait 70 years for a Shabbat bus route, and then four arrive all at once. Thank the political logjam in Jerusalem, say secular activists
'It was a bit late, but we’ll forgive it,' says one of the many passengers thrilled to finally have public transportation on weekends. And it's free – at least for now
It’s not Madonna and Messi who can make Israel a more normal place
Six weekend routes to operate free of charge are 'a basic right,' says Tel Aviv mayor
Tel Aviv municipality to issue tender for private concessionaire to operate free bus services on weekends and Jewish holidays
Rabbinical council rejects petition by a Jerusalem restaurateur, arguing eateries would be 'tempted' to violate religious law when the number of diners exceeded estimates
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