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Iceland could become first European country to ban male circumcision

Iceland’s Progressive Party is advancing a bill that seeks to ban male circumcision in the European country. Muslim and Jewish groups in Iceland have...

Ultra-Orthodox MKs plan to enforce Sabbath observance among Israeli public

During a private conference, United Torah Judaism MK Moshe Gafni was recorded telling the attendees about transferring hundreds of gentile inspectors in order to...

Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel against death penalty for terrorists

Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel Yitzhak Yosef said during his latest weekly sermon that he is against sentencing terrorists to death amid the vote...

Israeli Supreme Court rules: No need for businesses to hold certificates in order to...

An expanded panel of judges ruled by a majority vote that a kosher certificate is no longer a necessary condition in order for a...

Watch: Iranian Jewish community maintains 9th of Av tradition

In Israel, hundreds of Jewish worshippers decided to mark Tisha B’Av by going up to the Temple Mount. Even in Iran, where there is...

Why are numerous non-Jewish Hollywood stars fascinated with Kabbalah?

After Madonna became interested in Kabbalah, a number of other Hollywood stars followed her example. What has motivated non-Jewish Hollywood stars to become...

Israeli Supreme Court to hold additional hearing concerning closing businesses on Shabbat

Less than three months after the previous ruling that allowed businesses and supermarkets in Tel Aviv to remain open on Shabbat, the Israeli Supreme...

Ultra-Orthodox backed Conversion Law passes as Yisrael Beiteinu fails to show up for the...

Despite Yisrael Beiteinu's prior promise to veto down any attempt to pass the Conversion Law, the party's leader, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman failed...

Annual report indicates increased divorce rate in Israel: Which city is in the lead?

The annual report published by the Israeli rabbinical courts’ management contained interesting statistics regarding Israel’s divorce rate. The report indicates an increased divorce rate...

Making Pesach memories in Israel

For children, Pesach is an amazing time of the year, a special holiday where they get to spend quality time with their parents and...