Numbers are down as much as 50 percent in some cases, with providers speculating that disengagement with Israel among young U.S. Jews is part of the problem
Yizhar Hess recounts that he was 'rendered speechless' after an ultra-Orthodox man told him: 'I will murder you, if I had knife I'd put it in you here'
Amira Aharonovich is a leading candidate for CEO and director general of the Jewish Agency, which focuses mainly on building ties between Israel and Jewish Diaspora communities
More than one in three considering emigration – Israel destination of choice
Diaspora Affairs Minister Bennett says the problem with the Diaspora is growing assimilation and 'indifference' to Jewishness and to Israel
A Haaretz investigation reveals that Christian groups have invested up to $65 million in projects in the ‘Biblical Heartland’ over the past decade. That doesn’t include services they provide free of charge, like volunteer laborers
Meet Dov Haiyun, the Conservative rabbi making history by serving as deputy mayor of Haifa, where he hopes to put the famously secular city on the cultural map
To tie in with its U.S. rerelease, experts look back on the influence of Steven Spielberg's film and question whether it would enjoy the same critical and commercial success nowadays
Nearly half of the respondents to the Israel Democracy Institute's poll said they thought the Israeli government is 'very' corrupt
Though names of rabbis who can perform marriages still kept under wraps, Rabbinate's list of those who can grant divorces and handle conversions made public – including rabbi who oversaw Ivanka's conversion
Rabbi Dov Haiyun, of the Conservative movement, will be deputy mayor of Haifa
Elizabeth Rynecki is on a quest to find the missing paintings of her great-grandfather, who was murdered by the Nazis. Her documentary film, screening next week at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, chronicles her globetrotting efforts.
According to the law, participants in marriages not sanctioned by the Rabbinate can face two years in prison. A bill that would eliminate such sanctions fails to pass in the Knesset
Two-thirds of respondents anticipate that anti-Semitism will increase 'significantly' or 'somewhat' over next five to 10 years, but most rule out emigration
Julie Weinberg-Connors, who was detained at Ben-Gurion International Airport two months ago, is expected to receive her immigrant’s visa on Tuesday
A new guided trip lets visitors hear both arguments about the Holy City - and promises to leave tourists confused
Nurit Yosefi, a young single mother from Ashkelon, says her two toddlers hadn’t slept a wink all night. 'It was really scary, and I don’t know what I’m going to do if this continues'
On the 80th anniversary of the ‘Night of Broken Glass,’ four men and women who later managed to flee Nazi Germany recall their own traumatic experiences during the pogrom
Israeli Lawmakers From Right and Left Vow to Back Reform and Conservative Jews in Struggle for Equal Status
In aftermath of Pittsburgh massacre, movements demand full recognition in Israel
Gilad Erdan invokes Hitler and compares pro-boycott advocates to Nazis in speech in Tel Aviv to 500 evangelical businesspeople, church leaders