Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
MKs on Left and Right slam Ghattas for calling Binyamin Brigade Commander ‘murderer’
US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
Knesset Aliya committee criticizes conditions at Mevaseret absorption center
SHOW REVIEW: Cirque Du Soleil– Quidam: Menora Mivtachim Arena, Tel Aviv, July 2
Enter Bardo Pond’s musical time machine
Beit She'arim tombs in Western Galilee named to UNESCO World Heritage List
Timber Timbre ready to carve a niche for themselves in TA
2015/16 soccer season to begin with fireworks
Erlich aiming to continue surprise run
Macabbi TA, Jerusalem rivalry continues to heat up off the court
Beitar opens continental campaign with goalless deadlock
Rivlin tells Arab journalists: We must be Israelis not Jews or Arabs
Haredim arrested for throwing rocks at Arab vehicles near Damascus Gate
Second arson in 2 days shuts down Jerusalem train station
WATCH: Flotilla activists release footage of IDF intercepting 'Marianne'
CNN lists Dome of the Rock among 'magnificent structures on the verge of extinction'
Analysis: Looking at the cup half-full in UN human rights council vote
Hoenlein: France is reconsidering Security Council resolution
Tzohar opens center for verification of Jewish identity in eastern Ukraine
Costa Rica becomes 33rd country to launch pro-Israel caucus
Foreign Ministry denies reports of Uruguay investigating Israeli embassy worker
Uruguay: Israeli embassy worker suspected in planting fake bomb
PA warns Hamas: Don't carry out terror attacks on Palestinian security forces in West Bank
US will not 'shave at the margins' for Iran deal, Kerry says
Kerry, Zarif meet on divisive issues as Iran nuclear deadline approaches
Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city
Amid emerging nuclear deal, Iran deploys new home-built long-range radar
Professionals and volunteers available to counsel youth at popular entertainment spots
Barkat: Appoint permanent Hadassah Medical Organization director general to prevent collapse
Rate of women academics at universities and colleges still lags way behind US and EU
Delek, Noble executives: We commit to developing Leviathan
Members of the public can submit reactions to gas outline until July 21
Energy Minister Steinitz announces terms of gas compromise deal
Israel's Elbit Systems wins $150 mln Benelux contract
Apps for finding jobs are among Microsoft Venture’s latest start-up
Tech Talk: Tel Aviv hosts international cybersecurity conference
Government seeks to fill hi-tech manpower shortage
Greece Analysis: When No doesn't mean No (and Yes doesn't mean Yes)
Right from wrong: Deadlines, red lines
A bird in the hand: Securing an acceptable Iran deal in the long run
Letters to the Editor: Religion in Politics
Think about it: On natural gas and democracy
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Boycott takes center stage
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Balance and Growth, Growth and Balance
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Pope Francis to leave for South America in 'homecoming' trip
Episcopal Church overwhelmingly rebuffs divestment resolution
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NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priest
Green Leadership Classroom Inaugurated at Dimona School
Eitan Levav Scenic Lookout Inaugurated in Adamit Park
Cherries in the Negev: If You Will it, It is No Dream
Healing Garden Dedicated at the Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv
Italy’s National Day at EXPO 2015
The Ambassadors’ Club of Israel Tours the Galilee with KKL-JNF
The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
Future Tour Guides Discover the Negev with KKL-JNF
The Shamir Drilling Project
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$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
JNF Canada Pays Tribute to the Honourable John Baird
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The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
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An Olah Reports From Nepal
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
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07.06.2015 | 19 Tammuz, 5775
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Scholars estimate that by the year 2030, Christians in China will exceed the number of Christians in the United States, thus making China the largest Christian nation in the world.
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French are seeking answers in books teaching Islam following deadly attacks in nation.
Jewish leaders in the Midwestern state react to the controversial measure that was ratified last week.
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Hirsi Ali says obama is naïve in his attempt to negotiate a nuclear arms deal with Iran.
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The 6th annual Temech conference takes Jerusalem.
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The unidentified culinary student said that school officials forced her to violate her faith.
Event held under a veil of secrecy at London's Grosvenor Hotel.
"The same happened after the September 11 attacks in 2001," French publisher tells AFP.
Haredi parties will likely seek to roll back some of the cuts made by last government's budget.
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Sharansky: Unacceptable that vital issue for Jewish people subject to coalition politics and election cycles
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On matters of religion and state, this coalition is just as divided as its predecessors.
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Police expecting thousands of Muslims to come in from different areas such as Ramallah, Bethlehem and Hebron.
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Netanyahu says in speech Jews around the world can call Israel their home.
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Participants studied one page of Mishna Brurah, a compendium of Jewish law, per day for seven years.
There are still no disciplinary measures the ministry can take against a rabbi not fulfilling his duties or who violates ministry regulations and guidelines.
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The challenges posed by an unraveling region demand fresh thinking and a new set of policy tools.
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Naftali Bennett has come short in his attempt to transform modern Orthodoxy’s role from supporting actor to director.
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If we know someone who might be a victim of sexual abuse, we are responsible to protect them.
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Natan Ophir attempts to address the perplexing questions that surround the life of the controversial hippy rabbi.
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Holy City residents partake in joint Iftar meals following the Ramadan fast.
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Yael Ziegler employs the literary-theological approach in her study of the Book of Ruth.
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A leadership forum at the Christian-focused Magdala Center attempts to catalyze change and offer reconciliation for the thousands caught up in Israel’s sex industry.
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A letter writer asks if suffering part of God's plan?
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The move is seen by residents as a ploy to blur the lines between militants and civilians in the event of an offensive by government forces.
Report raises disturbing questions about Iranian compliance with any nuclear agreement in light of failure to respect its citizens’ basic human rights.
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Saudi media accuses Iranian media of fabricating the fatwa.
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We take solace in the knowledge that Rabbis for Religious Freedom and Equality in Israel share a commitment to religious freedom and diversity with the overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews.
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