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Posts Tagged: Conversion Law

November 21, 2014 11:49 am
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Conversion Law

On the face of it Judaism welcomes converts, regardless of race or background, if their motive is a sincere conviction that they would like to...

October 29, 2014 7:32 am
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Netanyahu Meets With Israel’s Chief Rabbis on Conversion Law Crisis

Arutz Sheva - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held an urgent meeting early Tuesday afternoon with the Chief Rabbis, Rabbi David Lau and Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef,...

April 23, 2013 2:13 am
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Lapid Confronts Charedim in Knesset

Ynet - The 19th Knesset's first summer session on Monday turned into a barbed verbal bout between Finance Minister Yair Lapid and haredi Knesset members. Answering...

March 19, 2013 1:26 am
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Haredi Parties Storm Out of Knesset, Denounce Government

Times of Israel - On Wednesday afternoon, when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu read out the details of his new government, prior to a ...

March 6, 2013 1:02 am
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Likud: Lapid Turned Down Finance Ministry

Times of Israel - The Likud party offered Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid the position of finance minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's...

February 27, 2013 1:47 am
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Israel’s Lapid Would Gain Six Seats in New Elections, Polls Show

Times of Israel - In the unlikely event that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to assemble a coalition and Israelis go to the ...

February 21, 2013 12:05 am
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Orthodox Rabbis Reject Compromise On Enlistment

Jerusalem Post - Two of the most senior haredi rabbis in Israel, Aharon Leib Shteinman and Shmuel Auerbach, have both declared over the past...

February 19, 2013 1:28 am
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Lapid Reaches Out to Netanyahu

Jerusalem Post - Yair Lapid sent a message to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday, reassuring him that he could be trusted if he...

February 18, 2013 12:58 am
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Netanyahu Furious at Lapid-Bennett ‘Conspiracy’

Jerusalem Post - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is furious at what he believes is a conspiracy by Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid and Bayit...

February 18, 2013 12:26 am
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A Spiritual Examination of the Israeli Elections

A few weeks ago, while reading the Beshalach weekly Torah (bible) portion , I noticed for the first time that the party responsible for taking...

February 12, 2013 1:36 am
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Yair Lapid Lambasts Ultra-Orthodox Community

Times of Israel - Speaking in the Knesset for the first time since becoming an MK, Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid lambasted the ...

Culture

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron (REVIEW)

The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron, By Colin Shindler, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2015, 411 pp. Finally, the student of...

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Son of ‘Sopranos’ Co-Star Arrested for Vandalizing SUNY Dorm Wi...

The son of actor Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti on HBO's mega-hit series “The Sopranos," was arrested on Wednesday...

Israel

Israeli Defense Minister: International ‘War of Legal Attrition’...

A “war of legal attrition” is currently being waged against Israel by foreign entities, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman told the...

Middle East

Expert: Possibility of Hezbollah Obtaining Chemical, Biological Weapons Fro...

The possibility that Hezbollah is being equipped with chemical and biological weapons cannot be ruled out in principle, an expert...

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